Leveraging Tools for Conducting Damage Assessments: NDPTC (AWR-319)

  • Ocean County

The National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) at the University of Hawaii, a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), will be instructing the DHS approved training course entitled "Leveraging Tools for Conducting Damage Assessments" NDPTC (AWR-319).

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.

DESCRIPTION

The scope of this course is to provide a review of damage assessment, the importance of providing quick and accurate assessments, and an opportunity to review and practice with tools to assist in conducting damage assessments. The course will also review various disaster damage assessment processes, collaborating agencies, and resources.  Participants will discuss and develop a damage assessment action plan in order to ensure that resources are in place for an adequate response, followed by a hands-on exercise using various tools and software to collect damage assessments.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Law Enforcement, Health Care, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Citizen/Community Volunteer, Security and Safety, Private Sector.

REGISTRATION/POINT OF CONTACT

For questions or registration, please email the point of contact Lisa Auermuller at auermull@marine.rutgers.edu or call 609-812-0649 ext 2014