This course is designed to provide local officials who may have to manage debris removal and disposal in the aftermath of a tornado, flood, or hurricane with the knowledge and skills to do so. The course covers staff development, pre-disaster planning, local response and recovery actions, contracting procedures, selecting and operating a temporary debris storage site, volume reduction methods, environmental regulations, and dealing with special debris situations.
Target Audience: State and local emergency management personnel; department heads from local public works, road and bridge, and environmental health departments; representatives of other local and state agencies that may become involved in hauling or disposing of debris in the aftermath of a disaster.
Note: This course is part of the FEMA Advanced Practice Series (APS). The APS curriculum provides "how to" training focused on skills needed for emergency operations and management.
How this course is offered:
Individuals can register below for class deliveries offered in Austin. A jurisdiction may request that it be conducted locally by coordinating verbally in advance with the appropriate District Coordinator (DC) and then submit a written request to TDEM via the form here.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
No tuition is charged.
TDEM WILL NOT REIMBURSE ANY COST FOR ATTENDING THIS COURSE!!!
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