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EM 288 Donations Management Workshop
What You Get: Over 72 unit pages including the ToolBox.
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unit describes the workshop goal and objectives, and introduces the
2. DONATIONS STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT PROCESS
unit introduces the national strategy on donations management and the
donations management process. The unit ends with the video, Gifts from
the Heart to the Heartland, which shows how a well-managed donations
management system can help disaster victims following a disaster.
3. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
unit identifies the key organizations and players in donations management
and describes their functions during the four phases of emergency management.
Stressing the need for interagency collaboration, the unit ends with
a panel discussion that addresses organizational roles and collaborative
4. PUBLIC AND MEDIA EDUCATION
unit focuses on the following aspects of public and media education:
why people donate, guidelines for donors, reaching the public, problems
with unsolicited donations, and coordinating information.
5. PLANNING AND OPERATIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
unit describes the key planning and operational considerations for donations
management: information systems; and managing cash, goods, facilities
and transportation, and volunteers/services through each phase of emergency
6. DONATIONS MANAGEMENT ANNEX AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION
unit gives a brief outline of the documents that contain policy and
procedures for managing donations and their uses.
Donations Management Toolbox contains job aids that the students
will find useful when they return to the job. It has fact sheets, checklists,
lists of questions and answers, and sample documents for assisting donations
management. The document is organized into five units:
What role does Business and industry play during a response?
a. may provide donations
(bottled water) or logistical support (transportation).
Typically, unsolicited donations are
a. encouraged since
donations not needed can be stored for the next disaster.
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publications used in this document have been electronically transcribed