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|Course Title:||Hurricane Awareness (AWR-343)|
|Status:||FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.|
Hurricanes are among the deadliest and costliest of natural disasters. This course will provide a basic understanding of hurricane science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness to help emergency managers, responders, government administrators, and community members make better, more informed decisions in hurricane planning and preparedness.
The goal of this course is to provide participants with the basics of hurricane science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
|APA Credits||3.5 Certification Maintenance|
|ASFPM Credits||3.5 Continuing Education Credits|
|IACET Credits||0.3 Continuing Education Units|
|IAEM (E/G) Credits||4.0 Emergency/General Management Training Credit Hours|
|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.|