Evacuations can be ordered at any time for many types of disasters. The larger the scal of the evacuation, the more complex it is to plan as well as to execute. Effective planning helps ensure that evacuations can be conducted swiftly, safetly, and in an orderly manner.
This eight-hour management-level course is designed to provide emergency managers, first responders, transportation professionals, security and safety professionals, and government administrators with the ability to utilize current tools and technologies to institute best practices and strategies to plan for and execute an emergency evacuation. This course discusses the hazard conditions for which an emergency evacuation could be an appropriate protective action and inform participants on resources and methods to help them better prepare for an emergency evacuation. This course will allow participants to explore data, modeling tools, and simulations that assist with the implementation of an emergency evacuation.