Flood Response and Safety Training Ramapo College, Thursday 3/7/13

Flood Response and Safety Training Presented by World Cares Center, Hosted by Ramapo College – Civic and Community Engagement Center/Service Learning Thursday March 7, 2013 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm World Cares Center is committed to empowering communities to take a proactive role in their locally-led disaster preparedness, response, and recovery initiatives. To that end, we support local leaders and partners through training, coordination, and continued support. On Thursday March 7, 2013, Ramapo College hosts World Cares Center to deliver a flood response and safety training workshop to local campus and community leaders and volunteers, faith-based leaders, emergency managers, volunteer managers, VOAD members, OEM representatives, and CERT members. The training will enhance participants’ and their agencies’ and community’s ability to mitigate damage from flooding caused by a terrorist attack or natural disaster, leading to the improved health and resilience of the community. The training will enhance participants’ abilities to improve community flood preparedness and response capabilities to terrorist attack on infrastructure or environmental occurrence causing flood related issues, as well as their capability to organize citizens for evacuation. Training materials will be provided to each participant. Topics to be addressed: 1. How to set up flood response teams 2. Team management using the incident command system 3. Procedures to respond safely and effectively in a coordinated manner 4. Disaster response physical and emotional self-care In order to register for the training, please complete the form below. If you have any questions regarding this training, please contact Michelle Bascome at mbascome@worldcares.org or by calling 212-563-7570 x203. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!
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