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Leveraging Tools for Conducting Damage Assessments (AWR-319)

Leveraging Tools for Conducting Damage Assessments (AWR-319)

Delivery Date:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (US/Pacific)
Woodburn, Oregon
Christopher Themak, Steve Wood
Course Description
FEMA Certified

The scope of this course is to provide a review of damage assessment, the importance of providing quick and accurate assessments, and an opportunity to review and practice with tools to assist in conducting damage assessments. The course will also review various disaster damage assessment processes, collaborating agencies, and resources.  Participants will discuss and develop a damage assessment action plan in order to ensure that resources are in place for an adequate response, followed by a hands-on exercise using various tools and software to collect damage assessments.

Course Modules include:

  • Concepts of Damage Assessment
  • Damage Assessment Action Plan
  • Damage Assessment Tools



Target Audience:
  • Citizen/Community Volunteer

  • Emergency Management

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

  • Fire Services (FS)

  • General Public

  • Governmental Administrative (GA)

  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

  • Other

  • Private Sector/Corporate Security and Safety

  • Public Utilities

  • Public Works

  • Security Professionals


Course Level:

This course does not require any previous subject matter knowledge. However, it is highly suggested that participants complete the following FEMA Independent Study courses prior to course attendance:

  • IS-100.b: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS100)
  • IS-200.b: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-700.a: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
  • IS-559: Local Damage Assessment

Wi-fi and power supply needed at host venue.

Course Flyer:
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ASFPM Credit Units:
6.5 Continuing Education Credits
IACET Credit Units:
0.6 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E) Credit Units:
5.5 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours
Registration Information
Seats Available:
Registration Closes:
Host Agency:
Clackamas County Disaster Management
Contact Person:
Nora Yotsov