// NDPTC Course Information
// Course Description
|Course Title:||Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders (AWR-310)|
|Status:||FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.|
Community leaders have the opportunity to enhance their community’s ability to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate against all forms of disasters. This course will help to enhance understanding of natural disasters, risk assessment in the context of disaster management, prevailing emergency management procedures and operations, and the different vulnerability factors that exist within their local community.
This course will also provide community leaders with an understanding of the necessary plans and tools needed in planning for natural disasters, and will help them to better understand and identify the personnel best equipped to address response and recovery requirements in the case of an actual disaster.
The goal of this course is to provide community leaders with the information on natural hazards and disasters, improve community disaster preparedness, and strngthen community partnerships.
Course Modules include:
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
|ASFPM Credits||3.5 Continuing Education Credits|
|IACET Credits||0.3 Continuing Education Units|
|IAEM (E) Credits||4.0 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours|
None. This is an introductory course.
|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.|