Washington State Emergency Management Division

G0358 Evacuation and Re-Entry Planning Course

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 to Thursday, August 20, 2020

Day 1: 8 AM - 5 PM

Day 2: 8 AM - 12 PM

Course Description

This 12-hour course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an evacuation and re-entry plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community's vulnerability analysis and evacuation plan. It also addresses evacuation behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more efficient. This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter.

Course Objectives
  • Describe types of situations that necessitate evacuation.
  • Describe the types of modeling tools for evacuation planning.


There are no Prerequisites for this course.

Target Audience

The persons responsible for planning, implementing, and carrying out evacuations within a jurisdiction. This includes, but is not limited to, state and local government emergency program managers, emergency planners, and response personnel.

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 16


Pierce County Emergency Operations Center
2501 S 35th St, Ste. D
Tacoma, WA 98409
Click here for directions

Course Manager

Bob Dolhanyk

(253) 798-2108