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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training

Location: State Library (1st Floor Conference Room), 800 Governors Dr, Pierre, SD
Date: October 3 at 9:00am - Oct 4, 2022

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South Dakota Department Of Health Is Funding Two Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Trainings

Niagara University Disability Awareness Training has received funding from the South Dakota Department of Health to educate anyone involved in emergency planning, preparedness, response, and recovery as it pertains to individuals with disabilities and access and functional needs. NU has tailored a presentation that identifies the responsibilities of both emergency management personnel and disability advocates during an emergency. This program will introduce the four modules necessary for proper response that include Disability Awareness Training, the Americans with Disabilities Act specific to Emergency management, emergency plan content, and Inclusive Planning and Active Participation.

Not sure which training you should attend?

Option A: Two-Day Training: This program is designed for those who are active in the disability community or are working in some capacity in emergency management.You will be identified in the database as a lead person in your field. There is a requirement to report any emergency management participation following the training via email at

Option B: Half-Day Training: This program educates individuals who want to learn about the process, be active in a capacity that suits their interest and availability and wants to assist in directing peers and colleagues within their demographic, municipality, or line of work.

This is a free training that includes lunch for the two-day training participants.

Available Trainings

October 3-4, 2022 9:00am-5:00pm CST (Option A: Two-Day Training) Click Here to Register


October 4, 2022 1:00pm-5:00pm CST (Option B: Half-Day Training) Click Here to Register

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