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AWR-232 Mass Fatalities Planning and Response for Rural Communities
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AWR-232 Mass Fatalities Planning and Response for Rural Communities

The goal of this eight-hour awareness-level course is to teach participants the basics of mass fatality response while providing the opportunities to exchange rural perceptions and brainstorm solutions to simulated emergencies. Responding to a mass fatality incident, which includes the recovery, identification, and reunification of the deceased, is one of the most difficult aspects of a disaster response.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/2/2019
When: 03/02/2019
8:00am-5:00pm
Where: First Christian Church
701 Wabash Ave.
Carthage, Illinois  62321
United States
Contact: Richard Hamilton
217-525-2000


Online registration is available until: 2/15/2019
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Saturday, March 2, 2019
Class Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
First Christian Church
701 Wabash Ave.
Carthage, IL 62321

Please sign-up no later than February 15, 2019 as a minimum of 20 registrations must be received by this date to confirm the class will be held. 

There is no cost to attend. Lunch is not included and will be on your own. This event provides 4.0 hours of Funeral Directing CE, and 4.0 hours of General Elective CE, for a total of 8.0 continuing education hours.

The goal of this eight-hour awareness-level course is to teach participants the basics of mass fatality response while providing the opportunities to exchange rural perceptions and brainstorm solutions to simulated emergencies. Responding to a mass fatality incident, which includes the recovery, identification, and reunification of the deceased, is one of the most difficult aspects of a disaster response. Regardless of the agencies or organizations that respond, whether they be governmental agencies or private or non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the responsibility to coordinate and manage these outside resources rests with local authorities.Topics covered include but are not limited to:

•Define a mass fatality and list the types of mass fatalities and possible mass fatality scenarios in respective jurisdiction.

•Identify methods of obtaining Federal resources.

•Identify issues to be considered in mass fatality response planning.

•Explain the importance of mass fatality response planning.

•Identify potential federal, state and private resources included in a response plan.

•Describe the ongoing process of mass fatality response planning.

** You must have your FEMA SID number for class registration. **

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