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.
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In a small town, the windows in the houses rattle late at night, waking most out of their sleep. They wake, unfortunately, to tragedy, as ... Read more »
Rural communities throughout the United States continue to face persistent and ever-changing threats and hazards. A full understanding of the ...
"Training to Action" details the real-world application of RDPC training by students during emergency situations. These examples demonstrate that the ...
This report outlines the performance results of RDPC's Instructor Led Training (ILT) courses for deliveries that occurred during calendar year ...