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Learning Opportunities: Resources for Hurricane Readiness & Recovery

For the second quarterly issue of The Hub Speaks, mark your calendars for an upcoming professional webinar demonstration and find out more about a course surrounding environmental health.

NOAA Coastal Flood Exposure Mapper Tool Demo, by the Florida Hurricane Response Hub

How do you know if your coastal community is exposed to flood hazards and could be at risk of damaging impacts from these hazards? Join us for the NOAA Coastal Flood Exposure Mapper Tool Demo: Focus on Storm and Health Layers hosted by the Florida Hurricane Response Hub. The demo will give an overview of the data layers and how to create user-defined maps that show the people, critical facilities, and natural resources exposed to coastal flooding. The maps can be saved, downloaded, or shared to communicate flood exposure and potential impacts. In addition, the tool provides guidance for using these maps to engage community members and stakeholders. This demo takes place Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time. If interested in more about this opportunity, please take a moment to sign up here.

Environmental Health Issues in Disasters Training Course, by Tulane University

Louisiana Hurricane Response Hub shares with us a training available from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Environmental Health Issues in Disasters: a course that looks at the fundamentals of environmental health through the lens of a disaster situation to explore issues that arise during disasters and provide suggestions for environmental health responses.

 

HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED

The Hurricane Response Hub is committed to providing customized technical assistance to individuals, organizations, and agencies recovering from the effects of 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. To request technical assistance from one of the HRH technical assistance centers, submit the request below and a representative from an HRH technical assistance center will contact you within two business days.

Interested in learning more about the efforts of the Hurricane Response Hub? Please sign up for the HRH newsletter.

Read More Articles from The Hub Speaks

Data Driven and Equity Driven Hurricane Response: A Prioritization Framework for Understanding Where to Target Health Recovery Efforts

Community Resilience and Equity in Disaster-Related Recovery: An Interview with Robin Pfohman, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Reflections: Hurricane Dorian & The Hurricane Response Hub

Project ECHO: Individual and Workforce Resilience: Before, During, and After a Prolonged Hurricane Emergency

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