Climate Adaptation Planning for Emergency Management (AWR-347)
Organization(s): National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC)
Jan 23, 2019
The purpose of this eight hour training course is to prepare the community and the emergency services sector for the climate adaptations and systems vulnerabilities that might occur from hazard impacts. The course is developed to enhance awareness to future climate hazards and impacts that the emergency services sector may face. Although this course will be developed and delivered with a national scope, it will emphasize the importance of the local emergency services sector. The goal of this course is to provide participants with the ability to assess hazards, impacts, and vulnerabilities of local emergency systems. Participants will gain an understanding of how to identify and apply adaptation strategies to address local emergency service sector vulnerabilities. The course is also designed to provide opportunities for participants to learn about various resources that can be used to implement local climate adaptation strategies in their communities.
Target Audience: Citizen/community volunteers, Citizen Corp councils, coastal zone managers, developers, emergency management agencies, emergency medical services, hazardous materials workers, healthcare workers, fire services, general public, governmental administrative, law enforcement, NGOs, public health sector workers, public safety communication, public utilities, public works, search and rescue, security professionals, tribal leaders, and transportation security.