Principles of Evacuation Planning Tutorial (133107) is a Web-based asynchronous/independent training that provides an introductory overview of evacuation planning topics and common considerations. It covers the roles and responsibilities of local, regional, and state agencies involved in the evacuation process, while highlighting the importance of collaboration.
This course also presents current and emerging evacuation planning tools, methodologies, and trends, and offers insight into special considerations that evacuation planning stakeholders should take into account when designing, reviewing, or contributing to evacuation planning efforts. Emphasis is placed on multi-agency/jurisdictional planning as part of identifying effective practices used in the U.S.
This training was developed at the request of the FHWA Transportation Pooled Fund Study Security and Emergency Management Update and Request. The pooled fund study states are California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, Montana, New York, Texas, and Wisconsin. In addition, the TSA is a member of the pooled fund study.
The Principles of Evacuation Planning Tutorial (133107) is designed for transportation and emergency planning stakeholders along with local leadership (e.g. local public and private emergency management stakeholders). This course also will be made available to a variety of other professionals with an interest in evacuation planning including Government jurisdictions below state level; transportation planners;metropolitan planning organizations; transportation planners (city/county); local emergency managers; transportation management center staff; state and local police planners; metro emergency planners; public works and public schools planners; and other contributing stakeholders.
If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.558.6873.