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Hurricane Awareness – 8 hour (AWR-343)

Event Type: Zoom
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May 1, 2024 - May 2, 2024    
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


This eight-hour awareness-level course provides emergency managers, first responders, and community members across all sectors with a basic understanding of the latest knowledge in hurricane science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness. This course enhances the ability of state/local decision-makers to identify and describe the hazards associated with hurricanes and to better prepare for and mitigate the impacts of high winds, heavy rain, and storm surge. This course is presented as an awareness-level course, which means that a successful participant in the course shall be able to identify and recognize the hazards associated with hurricanes and take necessary steps to prepare.

Target Audience:

  • Emergency Managment
  • First Responders
  • Government Administrative
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Fire Services (FS)
  • Emergnecy Medical Services
  • Private Sector/Corporate Security and Safety
  • Public Works
  • Public Health
  • Citizen/Community Volunteer
  • Law Enforcement

The target audience for this awareness-level course includes participants across a broad spectrum of the community who need to be aware of the threat of hurricanes and tropical cyclones. In particular, this should be of interest to emergency managers, first responders, small businesses, corporations, federal/state/tribal governments, NGO’s, community organizations, and typical households who need to prepare and respond to hazards associated with hurricanes and tropical cyclones.


Course Level: Awareness

Prerequisites: None

Requirements: N/A


Seats Available:60

Registration Closes: 05/01/2024

Host Agency: New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness , New York State Office of Emergency Management

Contact Person: Stephen Hughes   [email protected]

Note: For registration information, please contact Stephen Hughes