Community Resilience (AWR-228) (04-20-0228) - 001

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Brief Description
This course increases awareness of actions that a community can take to enhance resilience.
Full Description

This one-day awareness-level training course aims to increase the awareness of the meaningful actions that a community can take to enhance resilience to natural hazards and opportunities to incorporate these actions into professional practice. The course will introduce concepts and practices for building community resilience to natural hazards. Building community resilience requires a Whole Community Approach engaging the full capacity of the private and nonprofit sectors, including nongovernmental organizations and the general public, in conjunction with the participation of federal, state, and local governmental partners.

Course Objectives:

- Increase knowledge and understanding of risks from natural hazards in the community;
- Increase understanding of the impacts of natural hazards on community systems;
- Provide knowledge and understanding about community resilience (CR) and how CR can
   benefit hazard planning including practices to enhance CR at the local level; and
- Introduce participants to resources and tools that will help them identify the various
   components of risk to natural hazards and to  identify strategies for integrating CR into existing
   plans and programs that are appropriate for their community.

Target Audience:

-Emergency Management
-Fire Service
-Governmental Administrative
-Hazardous Material
-Law Enforcement
-Public Health
-Public Safety Communications
-Public Works
-Citizen/Community Volunteer
-Search & Rescue


You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not please let us know by email for further instruction at OEM.TRAINING@DHSES.NY.GOV
All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at:


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


Participants who actively participate and attend all course contact hours will receive a Certificate of Attendance for the course.


Training Dates
03/07/2023 - 03/08/2023
None Specified
Registration Dates
11/07/2022 - 02/14/2023
Available Seats
8h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
Reporting Instructions
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Dress is business casual.  
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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 student's responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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