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AWR-310: Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders

Event Type: Zoom
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April 23, 2024    
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Community leaders have the opportunity to enhance their community’s ability to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate against all forms of disasters. This course helps to enhance understanding of natural disasters, risk assessment in the context of disaster management, prevailing emergency management procedures and operations, and the different vulnerability factors that exist within the community.

This course also provides community leaders with an understanding of the necessary plans and tools needed in planning for natural disasters, and will help them to better understand and identify individuals and groups best equipped to address response and recovery requirements in the case of an actual disaster.

Course Modules:

  • Disaster Risk and Resilience
  • Social Capital
  • Growing Social Capital

Target Audience:

  • Citizen/Community Volunteers
    • Religious Organizations
    • Business Community
    • Civic Groups
  • Emergency Managment
  • Government Administrative
    • Elected Officials
    • Community Outreach

Course Level: Awareness

Prerequisites: None. This is an introductory course.

Requirements: None

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Seats Available: Full

Registration Closes: 04/23/2024

Host Agency: Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management

Contact Person: Stephen Hughes   [email protected]