Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Wednesday, Nov 9, 2022 - Thursday, Nov 10, 2022, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Johnson County JECC/EMA 4529 Melrose Ave

Iowa City, IA 52246


Description: The Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities course provides students with information about the Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) Response Protocol Toolbox covering necessary steps to be taking during the response and recovery Water and Wastewater Utilities facilities. Participants will be guided through the various issues concerning preparing for, responding to, and recovering from incidents affecting water and/or wastewater facilities. The course introduces the various natural and man-made (accidental or intentional) hazards to which water and wastewater systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects the hazards may induce. Planning for and managing incidents are discussed, as well as disaster mitigation, response and recovery specific to drinking water and wastewater systems.

Prerequisites: Participants are also encouraged to have completed IS-100PWb, IS-200, IS-700 and IS-800.

Audience: Water and Wastewater Utility Personnel Directors Department Heads Supervisors/Superintendents Operators Field Personnel Customer Service Lab Personnel Inspectors Engineers State/Local Regulatory Personnel Environmental/Local Regulatory Personnel, including: Tribal Councils City Elected Officials City ManagersCounty Elected Officials Senior Emergency Response Personnel Utility Board Members

Additional Information: 1) Prior to course delivery, all participants are required to establish a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). 2) Participants must complete enrollment information through the TEEX student portal 3) Travel and meals are on your own 4) Facility questions contact, (319) 356-6762


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