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IS-909: Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone

Course Date

10/31/2013

Course Overview

Community members are the key to our Nation’s preparedness and resilience. As such, we need to:

  • Support the development of prepared, vigilant, and engaged communities.
  • Foster strategic partnerships among:
    • The private sector.
    • Nongovernmental organizations.
    • Foundations.
    • Community-based organizations.

The purpose of this course is to present a model program for community preparedness. In addition, resources materials are available to help organizations conduct simple preparedness activities for everyone.

Course Objectives:

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

  • Identify the definition of preparedness.
  • Describe the role of individuals and households in preparedness.
  • Identify community preparedness principles.
  • Describe the purpose of community-based preparedness activities.
  • Identify the steps for planning and conducting a community-based preparedness program.
  • Identify resources for supporting community-based preparedness programs.

Primary Audience

Whole community including emergency management personnel and representatives of faith-based and nonprofit organizations.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.1

Course Length:

1 hour
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Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
 
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