Friday, December 6, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019
The Wide Area Search course is designed to provide training for search responders to effectively conduct wide area searches due to natural disasters or man-made incidents.
Scope: This course introduces the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform wide area searches at a disaster incident site. The course uses the 2007 Greensburg, Kansas tornado as a case study to demonstrate the various teaching points. The course concludes with a culminating event table top exercise that requires participants to utilize all the skills introduced throughout the course.
The participant audience includes any agency that may respond to a major emergency, disaster or event, including: