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Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders (AWR-310)

Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders (AWR-310)

Delivery Date:
10/13/2022
Time:
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (US/Eastern)
Location:
Honolulu, Hawaii
Instructor(s):
Kevin Sur
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Course Description
Status:
FEMA Certified
Description:

Community leaders have the opportunity to enhance their community’s ability to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate against all forms of disasters. This course helps to enhance understanding of natural disasters, risk assessment in the context of disaster management, prevailing emergency management procedures and operations, and the different vulnerability factors that exist within the community.

This course also provides community leaders with an understanding of the necessary plans and tools needed in planning for natural disasters, and will help them to better understand and identify individuals and groups best equipped to address response and recovery requirements in the case of an actual disaster.

Course Modules:

  • Disaster Risk and Resilience
  • Social Capital
  • Growing Social Capital
Target Audience:
  • Citizen/Community Volunteers
    • Religious Organizations
    • Business Community
    • Civic Groups
  • Emergency Managment
  • Government Administrative
    • Elected Officials
    • Community Outreach
Course Level:
Awareness
Prerequisites:

None. This is an introductory course. 

Requirements:

None

Course Flyer:
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ASFPM Credit Units:
3.5 Continuing Education Credits
IACET Credit Units:
0.3 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E) Credit Units:
4.0 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours
Registration Information
Seats Available:
Full
Registration Closes:
10/13/2022
Host Agency:
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
Contact Person:
Stephen Hughes
sthughes@hawaii.edu