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NDPC and RDPC Statement on Social Justice and Equality

The National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) and the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) are committed to social justice and...

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RDPC will have a select number of courses available for virtual delivery using Zoom for Government beginning June 1, 2020. Click the button below to see a list of the available courses.

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Training for First Responders

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium, led by The Center for Rural Development, is a DHS funded program providing training and resources to rural first responders. RDPC courses are offered both in-person and online, and are provided at no cost. More information about the RDPC can be found in the overview.

I would highly recommend RDPC classes to everyone. As a rural electric cooperative/provider, it is very important that we be ready and able to handle all types of events when working so closely with responders. It is always better to be prepared, and I can’t think of a better way than by attending RDPC classes.
Joy Bullock
Corporate Communications Coordinator
South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation

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NDPC and RDPC Statement on Social Justice and Equality

The National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) and the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) are committed to social justice and... Read more »

RDPC Announces Virtual Course Delivery

A select number of RDPC DHS-Certified Courses are now available! Read more »

Featured Resources

2019 Annual Performance Report

This report outlines the performance results of RDPC's Instructor-Led Training (ILT) ad Web-Based Courses for deliveries that occurred during the ...

2018 Annual Report

This report summarizes the activities of RDPC during the calendar year 2018 (January 1 – December 31, 2018). The report ...

2018 Annual Performance Report

This report outlines the performance results of RDPC's Instructor-Led Training (ILT) and Web-Based Courses for deliveries that occurred during the ...