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Tsunami Awareness (AWR-217)

Tsunami Awareness (AWR-217)

Delivery Date:
08/13/2024
Time:
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (US/Pacific)
Location:
Honolulu, Hawaii
Instructor(s):
Monica Gowan, Jeff Rubin
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Course Description
Status:
FEMA Certified
Description:

Tsunamis are low frequency, high consequence natural hazard events. Tsunamis can cause great loss of life and property damage. This course presents the tsunami hazard, current hazard assessment tools and products, tsunami warning and dissemination of systems, and effective community response and tsunami risk reduction strategies.
This course is designed to enhance the participants’ abilities to support their organizational preparedness and response efforts.  At the conclusion of the course, a scenario-based group activity challenges participants to identify effective actions that help reduce the impacts of a tsunami hazard in their community.

Course Modules:

  • Hazard Assessment
  • Tsunami Warning Alert and Notification Process
  • Preparedness, Mitigation, and Response
  • Exercise Scenario
  • Tsunami Warning System - Going Forward
Target Audience:
  • Government Administrative
  • Emergency Management
  • Fire Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Public Health
  • Citizen/Community Volunteer
  • Private Sector/Corporate Security and Safety
Course Level:
Awareness
Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this course; knowledge of ICS 100 is recommended. 

Requirements:

None

Course Flyer:
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APA Credit Units:
6.5 Certification Maintenance
ASFPM Credit Units:
6.5 Continuing Education Credits
IACET Credit Units:
0.6 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E) Credit Units:
6.5 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours
Registration Information
Seats Available:
19
Registration Closes:
08/13/2024
Host Agency:
Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management
Contact Person:
Stephen Hughes
sthughes@hawaii.edu