Free Online Training Available for Disaster Researchers

As a part of its ongoing CONVERGE series of free online training modules, The Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder recently released the CONVERGE Social Vulnerability and Disasters Training Module

The CONVERGE series “advances social science, engineering, and interdisciplinary research and establishes and strengthens networks between disciplinary communities”. This newest module will help to accelerate the training of a diverse hazards and disaster workforce. 

For more information on the training module you may watch a brief demonstration video. To receive updates and information on new training modules and other resources, please subscribe here. Please note that registration is required to participate in the training.

For more information, visit the HSDL Featured Topics page for a variety of resources focused on natural disasters and emergency response, such as Hurricanes, Wildfires, and Mass Evacuation. Please note that an HSDL login is required to view some of these resources.

Need help finding something?  Ask one of our librarians for assistance!Keira Uehara listens to the radio atop a fire truck during a simulated hazardous materials vehicle crash as part of a mission focused exercise Dec. 2, 2014, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. The MFE, which tests Airmen on their ability to survive and operate in a multitude of stressful environments, is scheduled to run through Dec. 4, 2014. Uehara is a 18th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Maeson L. Elleman)