Tsunami awareness (AWR-217)

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
National Disaster Training Preparedness Center (NDPTC)
Date:
23 Sep 2013
Location:
United States of America (Agana Heights, Guam)
Venue:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Date:
24 Sep 2013
Location:
United States of America (Agana Heights, Guam)
Venue:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Date:
09 Oct 2013
Location:
United States of America (Anchorage, Alaska)
Venue:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Date:
10 Oct 2013
Location:
United States of America (Anchorage, Alaska)
Venue:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This is an awareness-level course that provides a basic understanding of tsunamis, hazard assessment, warning and dissemination, and community response strategies to effectively reduce tsunami risk. The goal of this course is to enhance the participants' abilities to support their organizational preparedness and response efforts.

Course modules:

  • Science and hazard assessment tools
  • Tsunami detection and warning process
  • Preparedness and response
  • Exercise scenario
  • Tsunami mitigation


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Target audience

Governmental administrative, emergency management, fire services, coastal zone managers, planners/developers, law enforcement, emergency medical services, hazardous materials personnel, public utilities, public health, non-government organizations


How to register

For further information please contact DJ DesJardin.


Keywords

Themes:
Early Warning, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment
Hazards:
Tsunami
Countries:
United States of America
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