Course Description: 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 emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy. Who Should Attend: State, local, and tribal government emergency program managers, other emergency management staff, and other local government employees responsible for mitigation.
Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to: Analyze reasons for differences between optimal and actual mitigation roles of the emergency program manager. Determine strategies to build support for mitigation planning in your community. Analyze hazard risks for a given scenario. Propose a mitigation strategy for a particular hazard. Develop a mitigation plan implementation strategy for a given scenario. Evaluate the effectiveness of a community’s mitigation planning efforts. Recommend actions to optimize the mitigation role of the emergency program manager.
No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.
Student must attend all sessions to receive the state certificate.
There is no fee to attend this course.
Registration Deadline is April, 23, 2021
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