This is a brief Powerpoint presentation of the model for building community disaster resilience developed by the nonprofit, Community in Crisis, Inc. (www.communityincrisis.org) It is designed for town leaders, managers, churches, civic groups, organizations, emergency management, CERT Team Leaders, Citizen Corp, and other entities to use as a template for creating their own grassroots disaster preparedness plan that is compatible with the Incident Command System used in their own state or region. It is strongly advised that you discuss your options with your local emergency management authorities prior to intiating any community disaster planning, as their input and knowledge can be valuable to you.
Originally Presented: July 9, 2015 Course Length: 1.5 Hours Course Credit Hours: 1.5 PDHs/ 1.5 AIA LU/HSW Moderator: Rad Delaney, AIA, F. SAME, CDM Smith Speakers: Jeffrey Nielsen, P.E., HQ AFCEC/COSC Lynne Bregmann, P.E., Hinman Consulting Engineers, Inc. The DoD Antiterrorism/Force Protection Document (UFC 4-010-01) is a design criteria required to be considered on all DoD facilities. Standard 10, Windows and Skylights contains the design criteria for mitigating the hazards caused by non-blast resistant windows and skylights. • This webinar provides additional detail on how to comply with the DOD blast resistant window and skylight criteria. The first part of the presentation will focus on the main changes to the criteria and discuss the implications of these changes. Highlight other reference and tools available to assist in designing windows for DoD facilities. • The second part of the presentation provides case studies and specific examples of how the Stand 10 criteria has been interrupted and implemented for various types of DOD projects including Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build, and Window Vendor work. The project examples not only highlight the implementation of Standard 10 but how other design decisions and UFC 4-010-01 Standards affect the Standard 10 requirements.
Operationalizing Resilience within Coastal Communities: Updates on USACE Comprehensive Study (Course)
ORIGINALLY PRESENTED August 14, 2014 Course Length: 1.5 Hours Course Credit Hours: 1.5 PDH Moderator: Bill Anderson, Director & COO TISP Speakers: Amy Guise, Chief, Planning Division, USACE Baltimore District, Chief, North Atlantic Coastal Comprehensive Study Command Center Brian Batten, Senior Coastal Scientist & Technical Leader, Dewberry Course Overview: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress to conduct a comprehensive study of the coastal regions withind the boundaries of the North Atlantic Division to assess the need to address community and infrastructure vulnerabilites in a regional risk and disaster resilience system. This presentation will educate participants on findings of the study including: Approaches to mitigate flooding risks in coastal communities; An overview of the business case for resilient and sustainable communities; and Hear the highlights of the Comprehensive Study before your Congress Representative reads it.