Tots to Teens: Emerging Research and Practices
April 21, 2015, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Cost and Registration: Free, register before event

This webinar, offered by the FEMA Youth Preparedness Technical Assistance Center, will educate participants about how children cope with disasters and ways to help enhance their resilience. Topics include child psychology and disaster resilience, youth preparedness programs, and effectively mitigating vulnerabilities.

Hurricane Preparedness for Decision Makers
April 28-30, 2015
Emergency Management Institute
Suffolk, Virgina
Cost and Registration: Free, register before April 13

This state-specific course will provide Virginia decision makers with resources and tools to assist in better understanding hurricanes and protective measures to be taken during a storm. Topics include the National Hurricane Center’s forecasting process, forecast uncertainty, storm surges, and other hazards such as tornadoes and inland winds and flooding.

Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage
April 29, 2015, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT
Applied Technology Council
Cost and Registration: Free, register before event

This webinar will focus on reducing damage to nonstructural components of infrastructure, such as electrical and plumbing systems and physical contents, such as furniture and equipment. Topics include safe evacuation and rescue, sources and types of earthquake damage, and methods for reducing injury and property loss.