Disaster Operations & the Communications Center
Number: 739
MemberFee: No Fee for Member Agencies, $199 Fee for Non-Member Agencies
Contact: No Fee for MTU 8 Members (Contact MTU 8 to register.)

Non-MTU 8 Members: $199.00 fee for all other seats
(APCO Full, Associate & Commercial Members receive a $20 discount). Visit APCO’s website to register: https://apconetforum.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=MyAPCO&WebCode=APCOScheduleRegistration; Class #: 51774

*Late Registration Fee: Any registration received within ten (10) days of the class start date is subject to a $25.00 late registration fee.

The world’s first comprehensive disaster operations course designed specifically for the public safety communications professional!

This course serves to educate the public safety telecommunicator on a wide range of man-made and natural disasters, their effects on the community and its infrastructure and the response and recovery needs of each. In addition, this course will provide telecommunicators with information on overall emergency management and homeland security and provide guidance on continuity of operations for the Communications Center in the face of a multitude of disaster situations.

Topics include:

Homeland Security and Emergency Management
• US Department of Homeland Security
• Federal Emergency Management Agency
• Emergency Management
• Emergency Management on the State, Local & Regional Levels

Man-made Disasters
• Types of Man-made Disasters and Terrorist Acts

Natural Disasters
• Hurricanes and Typhoons
• Tornadoes
• Tsunamis
• Severe Weather and Temperatures
• Severe Heat
• Earthquakes
• Floods
• Wildland or Forest Fires
• Volcanoes
• Landslides
• Pandemics

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