Thursday, June 24, 2010


Hurricane season is upon us. As many of you know Austin is at the forefront of caring for those who have to evacuate there homes and livelihoods because of a hurricane.

Please consider training with us, for the full day, to be prepared in the event a hurricane enters the Gulf and our area accepts evacuees from the coast!  Sign up for one or all of the below trainings!

Partner Agency Shelter Operations Workshop
8:30am – 10:30am – Schedule ID: 3152249
Partner Agency Shelter Operations Workshop is an instructor-led, basic level course designed to share information with partner agency shelter workers that will result in providing quality service to clients at Red Cross disaster shelters.

Shelter Operations 
10:45am – 2:45pm (includes break for lunch) – Schedule ID:  3152322
Shelter Operations is an instructor-led, basic level course designed to give participants an overview of the American Red Cross policies and procedures for setting up, running and closing a shelter during a disaster.  The course includes lecture and group exercises.

FEMA Introduction to Incident Command System ICS 100 
3:00pm – 5:00pm – Schedule ID:  ICS100
ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). 
Note:  Participants will be required to take an online exam at their convenience to receive certification.

To register for any or all of the above please contact Stephanie Cosmas, Customer Service Coordinator at (512) 929-1294 or space is limited!

Be sure to provide the following information in your registration request:

First & Last Name
Mailing Address, including city, state and zip
Phone Number – Specify Cell, Home, or Work
Email Address
If you have trained with us before and know your student ID include that as well, we want to keep all your training in one place for you!

Please pass this on to anyone you think may be interested!




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