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Course on Flooding Hazards, Preparedness
December 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) is offering a course on “Flooding Hazards: Science and Preparedness.” Participants will learn about the current science behind the causes of floods, flood forecasting, flood risk assessment, as well as best practices for preparation and mitigation for both short- and long-fuse flooding events.
Gain a better understanding regarding the factors that contribute to flooding and how they determine flood risk. Enhance the ability to read and interpret forecasts, watches and warnings from the National Weather Service and hydrographs from the U.S. Geological Survey. Increase your knowledge of how to plan for properly preparation for sudden flooding, such as flash flooding, dam breaks, and long-use flood events such as river flooding.