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 AWR-228: Coastal Community Resilience 11/15/2012 8:30 AM

Date:              Thursday, November 15, 2012

Time:             8:30am to 5:00pm

Location:      Broward County EOC

                        201 NW 84th Avenue, Room 332B

Plantation, FL.  33324


Course Description:

This 1-day training course will provide state, county, and local government agency staff and other stakeholder groups with background information on natural hazards and an opportunity to work through an approach to:

1.    Assess existing community resilience and

2.    Develop next steps for improved resilience.


The course is developed to enhance awareness of natural hazards and best practices to enhance community resilience for state, county, and local government agency staff that routinely interface with the community, private sector, and other stakeholder groups. The course is designed for national implementation, while allowing integration of local concerns through case studies and focused group exercises.

Prerequisites:  None. This introductory course is intended for a target audience with little or no exposure to the tools and methodologies for enhancing community resiliency.


Target Audience: 

The course is designed for participants whose duties or interests may require them to develop and/or participate in the creation of exercises for terrorist/man-made incidents, weather events, or training purposes. Course participants who would benefit from this training include:

·         Emergency Management Agencies,

·         Training and Exercise Coordinators;

·         Non-government organizations;

·         Key department heads,

·         Fire services;

·         Law enforcement;

·         Public Works;

·         Private sector;

·         Military personnel;

·         Governmental administration staff.



Review the course on SERT TRAC (

To Register for this course go to:, go to Training and Login ( to create your profile.  For additional assistance, follow the instructions set in the attached file: (Login and Registration Instructions Guide.pdf).  Please be aware that you will need to create an account/profile with the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) by using this link:   After establishing an account, navigate to the Course Schedule and select the class you want or use the following link to get to it: (

Once registered in the class you will be asked to complete a Pre-Test. This is simply so the instructors will be able to gauge their audience’s subject matter knowledge and will NOT be used to exclude or evaluate people attending the class. 


Point of Contact:

Facility Contact:

Richard Allen,

Broward County Training Coordinator

Broward County Emergency Management Division
(954) 831-3909 


Course Contact:

Ashley Bareng,

Project Assistant

National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC)



FDEM Contact:

Thomas Robinson
State Homeland Security Training Coordinator
Florida Division of Emergency Management

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