The Wildland Urban Interface – Response, Emergency Management, and Community Preparedness

This webinar is intended to inspire thought processes for multidisciplinary emergency managers around wildland fires and wildland urban interface incidents. Citing case studies and current events, the discussion will focus around preparedness, prevention and mitigation, and response. Case studies will include the 2013 Yarnell Hill incident in which 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots were killed, and recent events in fires in the Southeast. Included in the discussion will be tools that have been developed for community preparedness in the wildland and wildland urban interface incident disciplines.

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Citizens Corp

UEMA webinars offer an excellent opportunity to sharpen your saw, and stay on top of pertinent Emergency Management topics from the comfort and convenience of your own office.  As a UEMA member, all you need is a computer, access to the Internet and a telephone to join us in these brief sessions.
To register for a webinar please use U-Train or  if you need help, send an email to Sheila Curtis at smcurtis@utah.gov and express your interest in participating.  Sheila will send all participants who have signed up, the web access information and the telephone number.  There is limit of 24 participants per session, so register early.