Coastal Hazards Awareness (AWR-379) (04-20-0379) - 005

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Brief Description
This course aims to increase awareness of coastal community hazards & strategies to reduce risk.
Full Description
This one-day awareness-level training course aims to increase the awareness of the hazards facing coastal communities and basic strategies to reduce the risk to those hazards.  This course provides training on the basic science of, assessment of, and preparedness for natural hazards and risks that uniquely affect coastal communities. Examples of these hazards are short term events such as high surf, storm surge, and tsunami inundation, or long term threats from sea level rise and coastal erosion.

Course Objectives:
The goal of this course is to enable participants to:
-Describe the hazards and impacts that threaten coastal communities
-Interpret official coastal hazard information and warning products
-Understand the characteristics of the coastal zone that contribute to vulnerability
-Identify regulatory tools, best practices, and resources to help prepare for and mitigate the impacts of coastal hazards on communities

As an awareness-level course, this course aims to provide participants a general understanding of the risks associated with coastal hazards, introduce methods of assessing that risk, and describe tools to help prepare for, plan for, and reduce those risks to coastal communities.

Target Audience:
Government Administrative (Government Officials, Planners and Developers, Coastal Zone Managers), Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Law Enforcement, Private Sector/Corporate Security and Safety, Security and Safety, Public Works,   Education, Citizens/Community Volunteer, & General Public.

You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please e-mail for further instructions.

The student needs to establish a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This can be accomplished by registering at FEMA’s website.

Any and all other prerequisite requirements will be managed by the consortium provider. If any additional prerequisites are required as part of the enrollment process the consortium partner will contact you directly prior to the course.

Completion: Participants who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance for the course.
Training Dates
06/13/2024 - 06/14/2024
Do you require reasonable accommodations in order to attend this course (if you select yes then you will be contacted by our office before the first day of class to discuss further).
Are you a United States citizen?
Registration Dates
02/14/2024 - 06/06/2024
Available Seats
8h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
Reporting Instructions
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Dress is business casual.
Signup Details
No Show Policy: Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the students responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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