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Rural Emergency Response

Roof of a police car. (iStock)Providing resource information for rural communities and first responders.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

"A portal that enables Federal, State, Local, and Tribal First Responders to easily access and leverage federal web services, information on resources, products, standards, testing and evaluation, and best practices, in a collaborative environment."


Training Tailored for Emergency Responders in Rural Communities

"All training delivered by the RDPC is certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and is offered tuition-free for a broad scope of stakeholders, including the traditional emergency response disciplines, other emergency support functions as defined by the National Response Plan, as well as critical infrastructure owners and operators."

USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.

Includes general rural fire information, training programs, statistical information and publications on fire issues that include: emergency medical services, emergency preparedness and first responders facility funding, operation and management, fire safety and prevention, hazardous materials, and wildland fires.

USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.

Planning tools, funding resources, and general assistance through federal, state, and/or organization programs.