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Upcoming Events

Homeland Security Training: Tornado Awareness

8 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
CAPCOG Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

CAPCOG will host a Tornado Awareness course that strives to increase the understanding of tornado science basics, the weather forecasting process, and the tornado warning process. Attendees will learn concepts of how to better implement safety measures for themselves, their family, and their organizations to prepare for tornado season.

Tornadoes can strike anywhere in the United States with little or no warning. They are capable of causing significant loss of life and billions of dollars in damages. It is important that every community be prepared by understanding tornadoes and their associated dangers.

Who should take this course:

  • Citizen/Community Volunteer 
  • Emergency Management 
  • Emergency Medical Services 
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Law Enforcement
  • Hazardous Material
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works

> Register on PreparingTexas.org.

This course is being offered through the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center of the University of Hawaii. It state that there is eligible continuing education from the following organizations:

  • American Planning Association (APA), AICP Members
  • International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), CEM/AEM
  • International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

> See the flyer for more details.
> Learn about the CAPCOG Homeland Security Division.
> Contact Eric Carter with questions.