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Tuesday
24
Oct
2017

SAME DAY EVENTS:

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E141 Instructional Presentation & Evaluation Skills

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Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings

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L101 Foundations of Emergency Management

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E101 Foundations of Emergency Management

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Emergency Action Plan (EAP Exercise) - Dam Safety

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
L278 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) / Community Rating System (CRS)

 
Training

Hazardous Weather Preparedness for Campus (AWR-332)
Location:  Bowling Green, OH
Time:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
 
HOST
National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) & BGSU Dept. of Public Safety Office of Emerg. Mgmt.

LOCATION
BGSU Huntington Bldg. Rm. 104AB
1851 Research Dr.
Bowling Green, OH 43403

* BGSU Emergency Management will send parking permits to all external participants and instructors at least 2 days prior to the training.

DETAILS
Hazardous weather can strike anywhere in the United States. It does not follow state or county lines and does not avoid the academic, government, and corporate campuses across the nation. Given their unique environment and needs, campuses must understand and prepare for hazardous weather well before storms threaten their communities. It is the aim of this course to equip emergency managers and campus officials with the knowledge necessary to prepare their communities for a wide variety of hazardous weather events. Many academic, government, and corporate campuses function much like small municipalities with full-time residents and support staff and face unique challenges when dealing with hazardous weather. Hurricane Sandy is a prime example of the need for full-spectrum hazardous weather preparedness on this nation's campuses. Universities and colleges in the northeast had no experience in dealing with the impacts that hurricanes can bring and many were unprepared when the storm made landfall.

This eight-hour management level course will address all-hazards weather preparedness across multiple core capabilities, including "planning", "public information and warning", "community resilience", "long-term vulnerability reduction," “risk and disaster resilience assessment,” and “threats and hazard identification.” These core capabilities will be discussed in detail, giving participants the tools necessary to create their own hazardous weather management plans and increase their home agency's hazardous weather resilience.

Modules:
  • Hazardous Weather Impacts to Campuses
  • Science of Short Lead-Time Weather Events
  • Preparedness for Short Lead-Time Weather Events
  • Science of Long Lead-Time Weather Events
  • Preparedness for Long Lead-Time Weather Events
  • Warning Dissemination & StormReady
Target Audience: Emergency Managers, Members of campus Incident Management Teams, Campus officials and administrators, those tasked with emerg. mgmt. duties, and students, particularly those with organizational leadership roles who are interested in contributing to campus preparedness

Prerequisites: It is recommended that the participants have a general understanding of the Incident Command System and the National Incident Management System (IS-100.b, IS-200.b, IS-700.a, and IS-800.b)

CONTINUING EDUCATION
6.5 CECs for CFMs
0.6 CEUs
8.0 E/G IAEM Training Hours

COST
Free, but registration is required.

CONTACT
Matthew Keefe 419-372-8222 mkeefe@bgsu.edu

REGISTRATION
Register here. For registration assistance, contact Herman Utoafili 808-725-5237 utoafili@hawaii.edu
Attached File:  10-24-17_HWPC_Bowling_Green_OH_Flyer.pdf

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