Coastal Community Resilience Course - Newark, NJ
|Friday, January 24, 2014, 08:30am - 12:30pm|
January 24, 2014. Coastal Community Resilience Course. The course will begin at 8:30 AM and continue to 12:30 PM at the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority in Newark, NJ. For registration click here. This event is sponsored by the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center at the University of Hawaii.
This four hour awareness level course will provide participants with an understanding of the concept of resilience as it applies to coastal communities with a focus on resilience as a unifying framework for community-based planning, preparedness, response and recovery. The course will emphasize target capabilities to enhance preparedness and response to natural disasters, including chronic, as well as extreme events affecting coastal communities. It will demonstrate how to integrate risk-based, community-based, and collaborative strategies into plans and programs.
The goal of the course is to enhance the participant's ability to support preparedness and response efforts by developing and sustaining resilient coastal communities.
|North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority Conference Room, 1 Newark Center, 17th floor in Newark, NJ|