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Hurricane Awareness (AWR-343)

Hurricane Awareness (AWR-343)

Delivery Date:
07/09/2019
Time:
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (US/Eastern)
Location:
New Port Richey, Florida
Instructor(s):
Mitch Cooper, Diane Kacmarik
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Course Description
Status:
FEMA Certified
Description:

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 course enhances the ability of participants to identify and describe the conditions of tropical cyclone formation, provide official watch and warning definitions and to make recommendations in preparation for a hurricane and the associated hazards such as high winds, heavy rain, and storm surge.

The goal of this course is to provide participants with the basics of hurricane science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness.

Course Modules:

  • Hurricane Structure and hazards
  • Hurricane Forecasting and Warning
  • Hurricane Advisory Products
Target Audience:
  • Citizen/Community Volunteer
  • Education
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Law Enforcement
  • Hazardous Material
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works
  • Security and Safety
Course Level:
Awareness
Prerequisites:

n/a

Requirements:

n/a

Course Flyer:
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APA Credit Units:
3.5 Certification Maintenance
ASFPM Credit Units:
3.5 Continuing Education Credits
IACET Credit Units:
0.3 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E/G) Credit Units:
4.0 Emergency/General Management Training Credit Hours
Registration Information
Seats Available:
23
Registration Closes:
07/09/2019
Host Agency:
Pasco County Emergency Management
Contact Person:
Monica Santiago
Monica Santiago
Special Note:
Interested participants can register at: https://trac.floridadisaster.org/TRAC/loginform.aspx
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