Long-term Recovery Webinars

Volunteer restoring flooded home
Volunteer from the United Church of Christ, Longmont, Colo., help restore a flooded home in their community. Photo: courtesy UCC Longmont

With more than 60 years of experience, Church World Service provides free, online training to people who care about their communities and want to see everyone recover from disaster.

Upcoming Webinars

Next webinar will be a two-day “Long-Term Recovery Basics,” with sessions 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time April 8 and 9, 2014.  Registration details will be posted soon!

Recorded Webinars

CWS "Disaster Preparedness" Webinar Dec. 10, 2013
The PowerPoint presentation including slides and notes will be posted and linked shortly.

CWS "Long-Term Recovery Basics” Webinar Oct. 15-16, 2013
On October 15 and 16, the CWS Emergency Response Team presented an updated Long-term Recovery Basics.  Click Here for the Slides:

Part 1 - Getting Started
Part 2 - Getting Organized
Part 3 - Disaster Case Management and the LTRG
Part 4-  The Heart of Recovery- Volunteers and Emotional and Spiritual Care

CWS "Health and Safety in Disaster Recovery" Webinar September 10

Our September 10 webinar focused on health and safety - two vital components of disaster relief and recovery, not only for the survivors, but also for the volunteers who are often in risky environments.

Watch the recording on YouTube

Disaster Preparedness

Our August 6 webinar discussed "Disaster Preparedness," covering important details often overlooked while preparing for an emergency, from Disaster Case Management (DCM) to Emotional and Spiritual Care.

Power Point Slides

Who does what?

The CWS Emergency Response Specialists June 4 presented key organizations and people that play a significant role from preparedness to long-term recovery.

Power Point Slides
Watch the recording on Youtube

Social Media and Long-term Recovery

On Nov. 13, 2013, CWS Emergency Response Specialist Kuulei Funn discussed how Social Media can be used in a Long Term Recovery Group.

Download the slides
Watch the recording on YouTube (recording starts at 0:55)

More Webinars...

The VALS: Your Friends in Disaster Recovery

What Comes After Recovery

What’s the Story and How to Tell It

Farmers, Rural Communities and Disasters – Materials and Presentation with Notes

Technology-Caused Disasters: How Healthy is Your Community?

Disabilities in Disasters