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The Great Plains Conference has a Conference Disaster Response Plan for responding to disasters within the geographic bounds of the states of Kansas and Nebraska. Every local congregation also is encouraged to develop a Local Church Disaster Response Plan for local emergencies.
Learn more in the Disaster Response section of our website.
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Contact the Rev. Hollie Tapley for more information and to schedule training on the following subjects:
Connecting Neighbors — This is a training to inspire congregations and communities to be better able to minimize disaster – caused harm to people and property and to respond to our neighbors in helpful, cooperative, loving ways.
Basic Disaster Response 101 — This is an informal session for anyone desiring to work in the long-term recovery phase of disaster response. Teams will be called upon by the conference disaster response coordinator through regional or district coordinators.
Early Response — Train on how to help people and communities immediately after a disaster strikes.
Spiritual & Emotional Care — While some people need medical care to heal physical injuries after a disaster, many more need spiritual and emotional assistance after a crisis.
Active Shooter — Plan as best as possible to prevent an active-shooter scenario in your church, and learn how to respond should such a situation arise.
Children & Youth After a Disaster — Learn what to look for and how to respond after children and/or youth have experienced a disaster.
Family Disaster Planning — Find tools to help families design and make their own preparations for a disaster.