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Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders (AWR-310)

Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders (AWR-310)

Delivery Date:
10/02/2017
Time:
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (US/Arizona)
Location:
Phoenix, Arizona
Instructor(s):
Steve Wood
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Course Description
Status:
FEMA Certified
Description:

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.

Course Modules include:

  • Hazards and Vulnerabilities
  • Community Preparedness & Mitigation
  • Value of Partnerships
Target Audience:
  • Citizen/Community Volunteers

    • Religious organizations

    • Business community

    • Civic groups

    • Elected leaders

  • General Public
  • Emergency Managers
  • Responders
Course Level:
Awareness
Prerequisites:

None. This is an introductory course. 

Requirements:

None

Course Flyer:
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ACCO Credit Units:
4.0 Credit Hours
AIA Credit Units:
3.5 Learning Units
IACET Credit Units:
0.3 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E) Credit Units:
4.0 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours
Registration Information
Seats Available:
30
Registration Closes:
10/02/2017
Host Agency:
Joint Information Center
Contact Person:
Ron Kopcik
ronkopcik@mail.maricopa.gov
602-273-1411
Special Note:
Interested Participants should register at: ERMA.az.gov
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