This course will 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 and protect property.
Prerequisites: Recommended: IS0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100; IS0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; IS0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction; IS0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction; IS0120.a, An Introduction to Exercises; and IS0130, Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning
Purpose: The course defines the purpose of damage assessment and the basic terms related to damage assessment. It also lists critical infrastructure and key resources in a community.
Target Audience: State and local officials who are responsible for assessing, collecting, and reporting damages during and after any event that causes damage of private, public, and critical infrastructure.
Location: Transportation and Environmental Services, 2900 Business Center Dr., Alexandria, VA 22314 (T&ES Training Room A and T&ES Training Room B)
Instructor: Fred Miller
Academic Support Technician
Date:August 29, 2017 – August 30, 2017
Time:Tuesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Wednesday - 8 a.m. to noon
Location:Transportation and Environmental Services, 2900 Business Center Dr., Alexandria, VA 22314 (T&ES Training Room A and T&ES Training Room B)
Course Manager:Candice Barnack