While a major flood event is unfolding there is a need for water incident managers and tactical advisers
to be able to conduct advisory tasks to assisting strategic managers, local authorities and first
responders in close cooperation with rescue agencies and other organisations.
We aim to bring together emergency management personnel who are expected to identify and mitigate
hazards, and who plan and manage disaster response and recovery efforts within their jurisdictions.
Representatives from police/law enforcement, public service agencies, fire and rescue services,
emergency medical services, emergency planning, public health, and hazardous materials response
organizations are encouraged to attend. We know that during any major flood event, floodwater will
cause significant hazards. more…
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