ITIC / Univ of Hawaii National Tsunami Training Program Development Laura Kong Director, ITIC. NATIONAL DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS CONSORTIUM Mission.
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To enhance the preparedness of federal, state, local, and tribal emergency responders/first receivers and teams, including non-governmental organizations and the private sector, to reduce the Nation’s vulnerability to incidents involving weapons of mass destruction, terrorism and all-hazard high-consequence events by developing, delivering and assessing plans, training, technical assistance and exercises.
National Domestic Preparedness Consortium
(Nevada Test Site)
(New Mexico Tech)
(University of Hawaii)
National DisasterPreparedness Training Centerat University of Hawaii
Congress authorized creation at UH in 2007
FY09 Appropriation $5 million
$5 million => $10 million => $20 million
Cooperative Agreement (DHS-FEMA and UH)
Karl Kim, Ph.D.
Professor of Urban and Regional Planning
Director, Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance Program
Uniquely positioned geographically and culturally, the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center at the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa will develop and deliver disaster preparedness, response, and recovery training to governmental, private, and non-profit entities, incorporating urban planning with an emphasis on community preparedness and vulnerable at-risk populations.
National Disaster Preparedness Training Center University of Hawaii
Improving Tsunami Awareness - Need
Deliverable: 8-hour Tsunami Awareness Course
Audience:Professionals with tsunami responsibility (govt, non-govt, private sector)
Developer:Subject Matter Experts
Preview: February 10, 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii
TSUNAMI AWARENESS COURSE
COURSE MODULE TOPICS
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 • Sheraton Waikiki • Honolulu, Hawaii
This 1st Course:
The course is being developed
to support NTHMP membership.
Help make this Course meet your needs!