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The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium 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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Featured Resources

National Level Exercise 2011: Research Brief

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) conducted an examination of ...

2012 Annual Course Performance Report

This report outlines the performance results of RDPC's Instructor Led Training (ILT) courses for deliveries that occurred during calendar year ...

Event Security Planning Tool

The Event Security Planning (ESP) Tool, a job aid provided for participants of MGT 335: Event Security Planning for Public ...