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IS-350: Mitigation Planning for Tribal Communities

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Course Overview

The goal of this course is to provide tribal officials, planners, emergency managers, and other partners with the information necessary to prepare and implement a Tribal hazard mitigation plan. The emphasis is on getting the right people to the table and working through the full planning process.

Course Objectives:

After attending this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the hazard mitigation planning process and engage community members.
  • Describe how to identify at-risk community assets and hazards as they relate to risk assessment.
  • Describe the steps involved in identifying vulnerabilities, the impacts of those vulnerabilities, and the process for assessing risk.
  • Describe how to assess capabilities of the community relevant to mitigation.
  • Describe the process of developing a mitigation strategy that reflects the results of the risk assessment and capabilities of the community.
  • Describe how to maintain a hazard mitigation plan.
  • Describe the process for implementing a hazard mitigation plan.
  • Describe the available mitigation funding and assistance.





Course Length:

6 hours
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  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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