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Rural Preparedness Quarterly: Version 14

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings, the RDPC highlights the importance of training for school based incidents. The RDPC currently offers three courses aimed at preventing and responding to school-based incidents. Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities discusses upcoming offerings from the RDPC, the new whole ...

2012 Annual Report

The year 2011-12 marks the sixth year of operation for the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), a part of the National Training and Education System within the U.S. Departmentof Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA). This system is dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge, skills, and abilities among ...

AWR 147 Level 3 Evaluation Report

In 2010, the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) implemented a post-training evaluation program to evaluate the effectiveness of its courses. This report details the evaluation results for AWR 147 Rail Car Incident Response, which is one of several awareness-level courses that RDPC currently offers to rural communities. AWR 147 is ...

AWR 148 Level 3 Evaluation Report

In 2010, the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) implemented a post-training evaluation program to evaluate the effectiveness of its courses. This report details the evaluation results for AWR 148 Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents: Partnering Rural Law Enforcement and the Local School Systems, which is one of several awareness-level courses ...

Rural Preparedness Quarterly: Version 13

Version 13 of the RDPC newsletter features an article about an innovative new aerial support vehicle, the Gyroplane. The Gyroplane could be a cost-effective alternative for departments who can’t afford to purchase and operate a traditional helicopter. The RDPC instructor profile features Teeg Stouffer, a media, marketing, and messaging professional. ...