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Tornado Awareness (AWR-326)

Tornado Awareness (AWR-326)

Delivery Date:
11/13/2017
Time:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (US/Eastern)
Location:
Young Harris, Georgia
Instructor(s):
Phillip Bothwell, Mitch Cooper
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Course Description
Status:
FEMA Certified
Description:

Tornadoes can strike anywhere in the United States with little or no warning and are capable of causing significant loss of life and billions of dollars in damages.  It is important that every community be prepared by understanding tornadoes and the associated dangers.

This awareness level course helps participants to better understand the basics of tornado science, the weather forecasting process, and the tornado warning process.  Participants will also be better able to implement safety measures for themselves, their families and their organizations in preparation for tornado season.

Course Modules include:

  • Science of Tornadoes
  • Weather Forecast Process
  • Tornado Warning Process
  • Tornado Safety
Target Audience:
  • Emergency Management

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

  • Law Enforcement

  • Fire Services (FS)

  • Citizen/Community Volunteer

  • General Public

  • Governmental Administrative (GA)

  • Private Sector/Corporate Security and Safety

  • Public Utilities

  • Public Works

  • Other
Course Level:
Awareness
Prerequisites:

None.

Requirements:

N/A

Course Flyer:
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APA Credit Units:
6.5 Certification Maintenance
IACET Credit Units:
0.6 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E) Credit Units:
6.5 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours
Registration Information
Seats Available:
40
Registration Closes:
11/13/2017
Host Agency:
Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency
Contact Person:
Melissa Slocumb
melissa.slocumb@gema.ga.gov
404.624.2262
Special Note:
Interested participants should register at:
http://training.gema.ga.gov/TRS/broadcastInviteEmail.do?biCofId=23745
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