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Mass Fatalities Planning and Response for Rural Communities: RDPC (AWR-232)

  • Somerset County, NJ (map)

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) will be facilitating a one-day training course titled Mass Fatalities Planning and Response for Rural Communities (AWR-232). 

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

DESCRIPTION:
Responding to a mass fatality incident, which includes the recovery, identification, and reunification of the deceased, is one of the most difficult aspects of a disaster response. Regardless of the agencies or organizations that respond, whether they be governmental agencies or private or non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the responsibility to coordinate and manage these outside resources rests with local authorities.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Emergency management, emergency medical services, fire service, governmental administrative, law enforcement, healthcare, public health, public safety communications, community volunteer, security and safety personnel. Eight continuing elective units (CEUs) will be awarded to New Jersey Emergency Medical Technicians.

REGISTRATION:
To register for this course please email Sumantha Banerjee at Sumantha.Banerjee@RWJBH.org.