UMCOR Site Assessment

UMCOR Early Response Training

Damage Assessment:

Participants in this class, Damage Assessment, will learn how to assess the physical damage to a disaster- affected residence in order to plan and prepare for Early Response Teams to safely access and secure the property from further damage.

Participants will learn how to identify structural problems that impact ERT safety and effectiveness. The class will help identify tools useful for damage assessments and be reminded about sensitivity a disuses the needs with the home owner.

The class will use the step method to determine if a residence is appropriate for an Early Response Team or would better served by a specialized team or requires professional assistance.

This class is 3 to 4 hours

The whole D.A.R.T “Disaster Assessment Response Team” pre requisite of classes is required to be deployed into the field just after a disaster event.