Local Government Leadership in Disaster Response

The Diva recommends this new report for its practical advice from experienced local officials. See: City Managers and Elected Officials Play a Key Role in Disaster Response. The city/county managers should play a huge role in facilitating relationships and responsibilities and help elected officials understand that they should be included in preparation and training.

In a report published by the International City/County Management Association, Ron Carlee examines — through interviews and his extensive experience — the roles that local managers and elected officials play before, during and after a disaster, and shares best practices.

Direct link to the 64 page report.

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