Natural Disaster awareness for community leaders

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Southhampton, New York
Basic Information
Date: 
28/02/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

National Disaster Training Preparedness Center (NDPTC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This course is intended for traditional community leaders, religious organizations, the business community, civic groups, elected leaders, emergency managers, and first responders.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Community leaders have the responsibility and opportunity to enhance their communities’ ability to prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and recover from all forms of disasters. This course will help to enhance these individuals’ understanding of disasters, risk assessment in the context of disaster management, prevailing emergency management procedures and operations, and the different vulnerability factors that exist within their local communities.