Water Hazards and Community Resilience
June 4, 2015, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and others
Cost and Registration: Free, register online before event
This webinar, featuring Jim Schwab of the American Planning Association, is part of the NOAA series on climate information for managing water resource risks. The series focuses on capacity building activities designed to advance understanding of Earth climate systems and how to apply such knowledge to risk management and adaptation efforts.
Health Emergencies in Large Populations
July 13-31, 2015, Baltimore, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and others
Cost and Registration: $2,000, register by June 20
This course will help participants understand the fundamental areas of humanitarian assistance, disaster management, epidemiology, and environmental health. Topics include preparing responses to emergencies, caring for refugees and internally displaced persons, critical health indicators, communicable diseases, and the roles and responsibilities of public health professionals in disasters.