CLASS ONE: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
In this unit you will learn about:
Roles and Responsibilities for Community Preparedness: How everyone in a community has a role in disaster preparedness and response.
Elements of Disasters and Their Impact on the Infrastructure: The potential effect of extreme emergencies and disasters on transportation; electrical service; telephone communication; availability of food, water, shelter and fuel; and emergency services.
Personal and Organizational Preparedness: How you can prepare in advance to improve the quality of your survival and to reduce the damage from hazards.
Role of CERTs: CERT organization, disaster and non-disaster roles, and laws that protect disaster workers from liability.