Mitigation for emergency managers

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM)
Date:
30-31 Jan 2013
Location:
United States of America (Plantation, FL)
Venue:
Broward County EOC 201 NW 84th Ave., Rm 332B
Language:
English
This course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation. The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards. It addresses the important roles of the personnel with diverse background who are involved in some manner with mitigation such as: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in the local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy. The goals of this course are to: Motivate participants to create safer communities by addressing and mitigating hazards; Explore the important roles of the emergency program manager in mitigation: Motivator, coordinator, and monitor; Enable participants to carry out mitigation responsibilities in accordance with applicable regulations and standards.

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Target audience

This course is for anyone who may have a direct or indirect responsibility, occupation, or impact involved with all forms of mitigation

The target training audience for this course includes local and county government emergency program managers, other emergency management staff, and other local government employees responsible for mitigation such as: Municipal Representatives, Elected Officials, Law Enforcement (LE), Public Health (PH), Public Works (PW), Emergency Management (EM), Military, Government administrative, Volunteer Organizations, Private Industry, and Educational Institutions among others

How to register

Online registration

Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Recovery, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
United States of America
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