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IS-558: Public Works and Disaster Recovery

Course Date

10/31/2013

Course Overview

This course will explain how public works is involved in disaster recovery.

Course Objectives:

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

  • Explain the role of public works during the recovery period
  • Explain how and why public works should plan for recovery
  • Describe the primary areas that should be included when public works is planning for recovery
  • Describe effective communication and coordination practices during the recovery period
  • Select a course of action based on information in a recovery plan
  • Identify opportunities for achieving recovery goals

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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