EM201 Preparedness and Response 3 hours

This course will highlight the nature and rationale for public awareness of potential hazards communities face, the preparedness needed to handle these hazards and strategic options in mitigating adverse consequences.  The course will also examine procedures and principles regarding emergency operations, which includes planning, warning systems, evacuation, search and rescue, mass casualty incidents, sheltering, handling donations, disaster declarations, and incident debriefings.