This 12-hour course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an Evacuation and Re-Entry Plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community’s Vulnerability Analysis and Evacuation Plan. It also addresses evacuation behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and reentry more efficient. This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter. Course Objectives: • Describe types of situations that necessitate evacuation. • Describe the types of modeling tools for evacuation planning.
Who should attend: The persons responsible for planning, implementing, and carrying out evacuations within a jurisdiction. This includes, but is not limited to, Federal/State/Local/Tribal/ Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel. The target audience includes personnel associated with: On-scene Incident Command, EOCs and Multiagency Coordination (MAC) System entities. Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS, Hospitals, Medical Care Providers, Public Works, Volunteer Organizations and Emergency Managers.