EMS 1202 - Emergency Mgt & Volunteers

Introduction to emergency management. The needs for an emergency management system and the importance of an integrated approach to managing emergencies are examined. Participants formulate the elements of an integrated teamwork system and devise specific actions for improving their own contributions to local emergency management teams. During the course, participants are exposed to the five basic concepts of emergency management: mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. The role of the emergency manager and impact they have on their community is discussed in great detail.

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