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Winter Weather Hazards: Science and Preparedness (AWR-331)

Winter Weather Hazards: Science and Preparedness (AWR-331)

Delivery Date:
10/20/2021 - 10/21/2021
Time:
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (US/Eastern)
Location:
Honolulu, Hawaii
Instructor(s):
Phillip Bothwell, Kyle Nelson
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Course Description
Status:
FEMA Certified
Description:

This is a Eight-hour awareness-level course to provide emergency managers, first responders, and community members across all sectors with a basic understanding of the latest knowledge in winter weather science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness.

This course will prepare participants to understand the basics of winter weather science, the winter weather forecasting process, how winter weather forecasts are communicated, and the fundamentals of winter weather safety and preparedness. Since winter storms can strike every state in the United States, it is important that every community be ready for the hazards associated with them. This awareness-level course will fulfull the goals of the "whole community" approach to emergency management by reaching a broad sector of the community. Multiple core capabilities will be addressed, with particular emphasis on "public information and warning" and "threats and hazard identification."

 

Course Modules:

  • Winter Weather Forecasting Process
  • Winter Weather Warning Process and Safety
Target Audience:
  • Emergency Managment
  • First Responders
  • Government Administrative
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Planners/Developers
  • Fire Services (FS)
  • Emergnecy Medical Services
  • Private Sector/Corporate Security/Safety
  • Public Utilities/Public Health
  • Citizen/Community Volunteer
  • Law Enforcement
  • Non-Government Organizations
Course Level:
Awareness
Prerequisites:

N/A

Requirements:

N/A

APA Credit Units:
6.5 Certification Maintenance
IACET Credit Units:
0.6 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E/G) Credit Units:
8.0 Emergency/General Management Training Credit Hours
Registration Information
Seats Available:
17
Registration Closes:
10/20/2021
Host Agency:
New York State Office of Emergency Management
Contact Person:
Stephen Hughes
sthughes@hawaii.edu