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IS-554: Emergency Planning for Public Works

Course Date

10/31/2013

Course Overview

This course explains how public works prepares and plans for emergencies.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the relationships between public works activities and emergency planning
  • Describe how to establish a planning team
  • Explain how risk and vulnerability assessments are used in public works planning
  • Explain how to plan for each activity in the emergency management process
  • Explain basic principles for implementing and maintaining a public works emergency plan.

Primary Audience

Public works professionals, urban planners, local government officials, elected officials

Prerequisites

Strongly suggest students take IS-552, The Public Works Role in Emergency Management prior to taking this course

NOTE: IS-552 is undergoing revisions and will be unavailable until the revisions are complete.

CEUs:

0.3

Course Length:

3 hours
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Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
 
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