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Integrated Warning Team Training

Description

The Integrated Warning Team consists of the National Weather Service, Emergency Managers, and Broadcast Media, and is a component of the "Core Partners" of the NWS. WDTD is developing training exercises to help these partners improve and maintain close working relationships. This training consists of an introductory module plus online role-playing simulations, to be released every 6 to 9 months.

NWS Staff should complete the training using the NWS Learning Center to receive credit. NWS partners can complete training by using the links below.

Impact Based Decision-Support Services: Introduction to Core Partners is a 20 minute lesson which introduces the concepts behind the simulations, and should be taken prior to taking any of the simulations.

Module

NWS Version

Partners Version

Impact Based Decision-Support Services: Introduction to Core Partners is a 20 minute lesson which introduces the concepts behind the simulations, and should be taken prior to taking any of the simulations.
NWS employees click here to launch the course in the NWS Learning Center
NWS Partners click here to view the lesson Click here to download the lesson ZIP file to your computer
     
Emergency Manager Role: Overview of EOCs is a 20 minute self-paced lesson which provides an overview of the general responsiblities of emergency managers.
NWS employees click here to launch the course in the NWS Learning Center
NWS Partners click here to view the lesson Click here to download the lesson ZIP file to your computer
     
Emergency Manager Role: Carteret County EOC - Orientation to Operations and Event Build-up is a 30 to 45 minute lesson which introduces the jurisdiction where the scenario occurs and summarizes local EM operations in the days preceding the real-time simulation in a compressed-time format.
NWS employees click here to launch the course in the NWS Learning Center
NWS Partners click here to view the lesson Click here to download the lesson ZIP file to your computer
     
Emergency Manager Role: Carteret County EOC - Displaced Real Time Simulation is a 45 minute web-based simulation which guides the student through an operational scenario. NWS employees click here to launch the course in the NWS Learning Center

NWS Partners click here to view the lesson

Note: This web-based simulation must be taken on-line, so no download option is available.

     

 

 

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