Public-Private Partnerships With Emphasis on the Role of Faith-Based Response Agencies
Based on that assessment, emergency managers can build partnerships with these groups, provide training and technical assistance to strengthen their skills, connect them with existing partners, and then integrate them into emergency management plans and exercises.
Building and maintaining partnerships is one of the primary strategies FEMA identifies for implementing the Whole Community Framework. Partnerships that include the public and private sectors have the potential to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of efforts undertaken by individual firms and public agencies. Working together, partners can advance new efforts that build on the unique knowledge and capabilities present among actors from the public and private sectors.
If Government does not transfer an appropriate level of risk to the private sector then it should not be availed. But after entering the successful contract with the Private sector the Government can easily deliver quality services.
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