Introduction to Flood Response and Recovery

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Introduction Level Courses 101

Introduction to Flood Response and Recovery

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About This Course

This is an introductory level course for disaster volunteers to understand the basic concepts of flood response and recovery. At the end of this training, disaster workers and volunteers will recognize the hazards related to floor response, the danger of these hazards and the role of personal protective equipment in a flood affected area.

  • Gain an understanding on the risk while volunteering and ways to mitigate those risks.
  • Identify hazards to reduce the risk of disasters
  • Learn about flood response hazards
  • Learn about the use of PPE when responding in a flood-impacted area
  • Disaster Volunteering Safety Basics
  • Entering a Flooded Impacted Area
  • Flood Response Hazards
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Course Hours: 1 Hour
Intended audience: Disaster workers, volunteers
Language: English
Delivery method: Classroom and Online