Local Damage Assessment - G556-001

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Full Description
Course Date:
July 18, 2019
8:00am – 5:00pm

When a disaster or major emergency occurs, damage assessment must be done quickly and accurately to reduce the impact on people and identify resource needs. This information enables the direction of emergency response personnel and resources to the most appropriate areas and helps identify the need for additional resources. The purpose of this course is to equip local officials with the knowledge, understanding, and skills they need to be able to conduct rapid and effective Needs and Damage Assessments in order to save lives, protect property and the environment, and begin the process of recovery and mitigation.

Target Audience:
This course was designed for State, Local and Tribal Officials who are responsible for assessing, collecting, and reporting damages during and after any event that causes damage of private, public, and critical infrastructure. Emergency Management staff; Local, County, State and Tribal Government Units; Fire, Law Enforcement, EMS, and Hospital providers, School Staff and Administrators, Volunteer Agencies active in disaster or exercise.
Training Dates
07/18/2019 - 07/18/2019
None Specified
Registration Dates
01/19/2019 - 07/19/2019
Available Seats
8h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
Two Waters Tribal Government Complex
10061 E. Osborn Road
Building A, Room 109 A/B
Scottsdale, AZ  85256
Resources Required
Recommended Prerequisites:
IS-100.c: Introduction to the Incident Command System
IS-200.c: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
IS-700.b: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS-800.c: National Response Framework, An Introduction
IS-120.c: An Introduction to Exercises; and IS-130.a, How to be an Exercise Evaluator
You can find these independent study courses at http://training.fema.gov/IS.
*Please note; these prerequisites are recommended only, not mandatory.
Reporting Instructions
None Specified
Signup Details
*Enrollment Policy: Students must have the status of “Enrolled” to attend any class or event. Students who are “Waitlisted” or “Pending Approval” will not be allowed to attend the class. If a student needs to cancel enrollment, please do so as early as possible to allow someone on the waitlist to be enrolled.

*Attendance Policy: Students must attend at least 90% of the class to be able to receive credit. Should a student need to miss any portion of the class, they must contact the DEMA Training Branch beforehand for further information.

*This course qualifies for AZ POST continuing training credit. If you are a Law Enforcement Officer & would like to request a POST Certificate, contact the DEMA Training Branch at training@azdema.gov or 602-464-6225 once you have successfully completed this course.


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