SAME DAY EVENTS:
E278 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) / Community Rating System (CRS)
E214 Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance Project Implementation & Programmatic Closeout
|6/27/2018 - 6/28/2018 |
|E105 Public Information & Warning
|Location: Emmitsburg, MD
|This is a 2 day resident course
Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
This course introduces participants to what the Public Information Officer (PIO) does in emergency management, along with basic information about the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). The PIO topics covered include the role of the PIO; communication tools and resources encompassing social media; effective communication; preparing the community through outreach and other means; and communication in an incident. The IPAWS topics covered include what the system is and does, preparing alert and warning messages, and writing common alerting protocol messages. This is a 2-day classroom course that gives participants time to perform activities and exercises to reinforce the knowledge and build basic skills.
Target Audience: This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from Federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.
Objectives: Describe the public information and warning Core Capability, including:
Prerequisites Recommended: If a participant is taking this course as part of the Academy, then he or she should take E0101, Foundations of Emergency Management, first. If a participant is taking this course on its own for its planning information and not in fulfillment of the Academy requirements, there are no prerequisites.
The purpose and key elements of public information and warnings.
The roles of the Emergency Manager and Public Information Officer.
Tools and processes for communicating with the public.
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