District residents are encouraged to learn about the science and preparedness of flooding hazards by signing up for a free course! The course commitment is two afternoons (April 19 and April 20) and brought to you by HSEMA and the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center at the University of Hawaii.
Course Description: Science and Preparedness is an awareness-level, eight-hour course that addresses the current science of the causes of floods (both meteorological and otherwise), flood forecasting, flood risk assessment, and best practices for preparation and mitigation for both short- and long-fuse flooding events. Key concepts and discussion topics will be reinforced with facilitator-led group activities that utilize real-world flood scenarios. These activities will illustrate the diverse challenges and complexities that can occur during actual flood events while building participants' experience and confidence in anticipating, heeding warnings, and responding to floods. The goal of this course is to prepare participants to recognize the conditions that lead to flood events, evaluate their community's risk, and prepare appropriately.
Register now: HSEMAAcademy.com (search for AWR-343)
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