The Emergency Management Continuum: Lessons Learned for Elected Officials in Response and Recovery

Feb. 22, 2016 , 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
2016 NACo Legislative Conference
Educational Workshop Block I, Virginia ABC (Lobby Level)

The response phase of a disaster lends itself to the most media attention, while the long-term recovery operations can extend for years.  Elected officials can assist with publicity management and set the stage for an efficient recovery.  Knowing how to handle difficult decisions when a disaster strikes can aid in effective implementation of the emergency management cycle.  In this workshop, you will from county officials who have been through complex disaster situations and learn about the latest trends in disaster financial oversight.