• Introduction to Reception Centres
  • Ice Storm in the U.S. in December 2007
The learning materials are divided into three key modules:

Reception Centre Services

Reception Centre Structure

Working in a Reception Centre


Description of  Learning Materials

Learning Goal

Learning Outcomes

Learn about the basic functions of a reception centre during emergencies or disasters.  These learning materials cover the fundamentals for ESS responders who may be called upon to work in, or support the activities at a reception centre.

The purpose of these learning materials is to prepare ESS responders for working in local facilities designated as reception centres.

After you finish reviewing all of these learning materials, you will be able to:

  • Describe the services in a reception centre
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of the functions in a reception centre
  • Outline how to set-up and work in a reception centre

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