Hurricane Awareness (AWR-343) (04-20-0343) - 007

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Brief Description
This course provides a basic understanding of hurricane science, forecasting, warning & preparedness
Full Description
Description:

This course provides emergency managers, first responders, and community members from all sectors with a basic understanding of the latest knowledge in hurricane science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness. This course enhances the ability of state/local decision-makers to identify and describe the hazards associated with hurricanes and to better prepare for and mitigate the impacts of high winds, heavy rain, and storm surge.

Objectives:
- Summarize the structure and characteristics of hurricanes and tropical cyclones and their attendant hazards, including high winds, heavy rain, and storm surge.
- Explain the forecast process and uncertainty associated with predicting hurricane track and intensity.
- Interpret official forecast and warning products from the National Weather Service.
- Use available decision support tools to prepare themselves, their families, and their organizations when hurricanes threaten.

Target Audience:
- Citizen/Community Volunteer
- Emergency Management
- Emergency Medical Services
- Fire Service, Governmental Administrative
- Healthcare, Hazardous Materials
- Law Enforcement, Other
- Public Safety Communications
- Private Sector
- Corporate Security and Safety Professionals
- Public Works

Prerequisite:
You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please e-mail oem.training@dhses.ny.gov for further instructions.

All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.

Cost:
There is no fee for the course. Food, lodging, and transportation costs are the responsibility of the participant.

Completion:  Participants, who actively participate, attend all course contact hours and pass a written test will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course.
Training Dates
05/10/2022 - 05/10/2022
Prerequisites
None Specified
Registration Dates
12/01/2021 - 05/03/2022
Available Seats
0
The maximum capacity for this class has been reached. Your request can be added to the waitlist. Additional seats may become available for future enrollment.
Hours
4h 0m
Fee
None Specified
Training Location
Statewide-Virtual
Reporting Instructions
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  EST

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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