Washington State Emergency Management Division

G0108: Community Mass Care and Emergency Assistance

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 to Thursday, December 5, 2019

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Course Description

This course provides training for local communities to prepare for and manage the Mass Care/Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) functions effectively. The goal is to prepare community agencies, organizations, and businesses to work together in coordination with Emergency Management and traditional MC providers to plan and provide MC/EA services to those affected by disaster.


There are several options for the composition of a class. One is the State MC Coordinator and his/her team; a local MC Coordinator and his/her team; or a State MC Coordinator and local MC Coordinators from the state.

Course Objectives
  • Define the four primary MC/EA services as discussed in this course.
  • Describe how to determine their community's MC/EA service resource requirements.
  • Identify providers that exist in their community or can be called upon from a nearby community to meet the requirements for MC/EA.
  • Name planning and operational actions that can affect how services will be provided.
  • List action items to use resources and providers to meet MC/EA requirements in their community.




Target Audience

This course is intended for MC coordinators, management staff, non-governmental organization leaders, private sector, and other emergency management staff that are a part of the team and have a responsibility for effective MC/EA preparedness and response.


Snohomish County DEM Training Room

720 80th Street SW, Bldg A.
Everett, WA 98203

Course Manager

Mark Murphy

Snohomish Emergency Management


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