Incident Command Systems: What Can Humanitarian Agencies Learn?
November 10, 2014, 9:00-10:20 a.m. EST
Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action Cost and Registration: Free, register online
This webinar will focus on how humanitarian organizations can use Incident Command Systems to improve their organizational structures and be more effective. Attendees will learn how applying ICS could potentially help improve leadership in emergency response and increase cooperation with national authorities.
IPAWS: The New Normal for Receiving Alerts
November 12, 2014, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST
International Association of Emergency Managers
Cost and Registration: Free, register online before the event
This webinar will help emergency managers and practitioners get the most out of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, also known as IPAWS. Topics include technical advancements in receiving alerts, shortcomings of Common Alerting Protocol tools building relationships in the emergency management community, public outreach, and the IPAWS All-Hazards Information Feed.
How Taskforces Strengthen Mass Care Preparedness and Response
November 12, 2014, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST
National Mass Care Strategy
Cost and Registration: Free, no registration necessary
This webinar will emphasize how multiagency taskforces have become an important resource for effective disaster preparedness and response. Topics include the evolution of taskforces, taskforce use in the disaster operations, mass care exercises, and national community events.