// NDPTC Course Information
// Course Description
|Course Title:||Tsunami Awareness (AWR-217)|
|Status:||FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.|
Tsunamis are low frequency, high consequence natural hazard events. Tsunamis can cause great loss of life and property damage. This course presents the tsunami hazard, current hazard assessment tools and products, tsunami warning and dissemination of systems, and effective community response and tsunami risk reduction strategies.
This is an awareness-level course that provides a basic understanding of tsunamis, hazard assessment, warning and dissemination, and community response strategies to effectively reduce tsunami risk. The goal of this course is to enhance the participants' abilities to support their organizational preparedness and response efforts.
Course modules include:
|APA Credits||6.5 Certification Maintenance|
|ASFPM Credits||6.5 Continuing Education Credits|
|IACET Credits||0.5 Continuing Education Units|
|IAEM (E) Credits||6.5 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours|
None. No advanced knowledge and experience of tsunamis is required.
|Delivery Method:||Instructor Led. If you are interested in having this course delivered in your area, please contact your State Administrative Agency (SAA) through the FEMA Emergency Management System. Step-by-step instructions are available at: https://www.firstrespondertraining.gov|
|Max Enrollment:||30 - 40 participants|
|Costs:||The cost of developing and delivering training is covered by a cooperative agreement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). There is no cost to the individual for taking the course. we do not cover the cost of travel or lodging to attend training.|