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Role of Public Works in Community Emergency Management081522

Featured Speaker: Dennis Terpin

Course Overview
This course introduces the National Response Framework which focuses especially on departments who participate in delivering and supporting emergency response efforts and upgrades core capabilities. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure and explains the role Public Works departments have in community emergency management through the Incident Command System. The class is intended to help communities improve their emergency management efforts utilizing the functions of public works agencies prior to, during, and after disasters.
Course Objectives:
By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose, scope, organization, and underlying doctrine of the National Response Framework and the incident Command System.
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of response partners.
  • Describe core capabilities for response and actions required to deliver those capabilities.
  • Describe coordinating structures and operational planning used to support emergency response.
  • Describe the role Public Works has in supporting emergency response effects.
  • Describe how the stabilization of the seven Community Lifelines reduces threats to public health and safety, or economic security.
  • State the importance of effective communication.
  • Identify the components that make up the emergency response system.
Upon completion of the class
The students will be prepared to take the on-line FEMA tests for IS-552, IS 800 and IC 100 and upon passing will receive a FEMA certificate


IRMA Office
999 Oakmont Plaza Drive

Event Starts 8/15/2022 7:30 AM
Event Ends 8/15/2022 11:30 AM

Registration Starts: 7/11/2022 10:49 AM
Registration Closes: 8/2/2022 10:49 AM

Capacity: 35

Member's Price: $0

If you have any questions please contact:
Lisa Leban

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