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Course: AWR-362 Flooding Hazards: Science and Preparedness

November 26, 2019

Join us for our Flooding Hazards: Science and Preparedness course. Learn about the current science behind the causes of floods, flood forecasting, flood risk assessment, and best practices for preparation and mitigation for both short- and long-fuse flooding events. Gain a better understanding regarding the factors that contribute to flooding and how they determine flood risk. Enhance your abilities to read and interpret forecasts, watches, and warnings from the National Weather Service and hydrographs from the U.S. Geological Survey. Increase your knowledge of how to plan for properly preparation for sudden flooding, such as flash flooding and dam breaks, and long-use flood events such as river flooding.

Who Should Take This Course

  • click to open flyer Citizen/Community Volunteer
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Services
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Works

Modules

  • Science of Flooding
  • Flood Risk
  • Flood Forecasting and Public Information
  • Safe Preparation and Mitigation for Floods

Eligible Continuing Education:

  • American Planning Association (APA)
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) | 6.5 CM
  • International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
  • Available upon successful course completion | 0.6 CEU

Hosted By

VITEMA

Date & Time

December 17, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location and Details

VITEMA
8221 Estate Nisky
St. Thomas, VI 00803

To Register, Contact:

Irvin Mason
(340) 774-2244
irvin.mason@vitema.vi.gov

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