Mitigation for Emergency Managers

Mitigation for Emergency Managers

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This 3-day course is designed to train emergency managers and other interested individuals who have no specialized technical background, but can support mitigation efforts as advocates. The course provides activities and exercises that build the participants’ abilities to: perform the tasks and responsibilities of the emergency managers’ role; create long-term strategies for disaster-resistant communities; identify local mitigation opportunities; select mitigation solutions to hazard risk problems; find resources to carry out mitigation activities in a post-disaster environment.