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2nd Annual Harlem Ready! Summit

WHCR Emergency Broadcast Team is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Harlem Ready! Summit, to be held at the Harlem Hospital Center on September 24th, from 8:30 am to 1 pm.

Don’t miss this important event with its informative panels on technology and emergency preparedness, and other topics to help keep you, your family and organization informed and prepared.  Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will deliver the Keynote Address.

Register online now by clicking here!

WEBT TRAINING OVERVIEW – 6 Week Cycle (June-July, 2014)

Session 1  – June 4th

  • FDNY/CPR Training Demonstration
  • Introduction
    • WHCREBT history
    • Introduction to Emergency Communications
    • Introduction to the Incident Command System (summary)
  • Rules, Regulations and Policies
  • Safety Procedures

Session 2 – June 11th

  • Introduction  to two-way radio  (Tommy Brennen)
  • Communicating with our Public-1  (PIO)
    • Understanding the role
    • Effectively gathering information
    • Tools and Resources
    • 3 minute elevator speech

Session 3 – June 18th

  • Communicating with our Public-2  (PIO)
    • Communicating Effectively
    • Preparing the community
    • Communications in an incident or event
    • PIO in relation to WHCREBT (Two-way Radio Practice)
  • Mapping the community
    • Two-way Radio exercise

Session 4 – June 25th      (EOC setup and break down)

  • Incident Command System in relation to WHCREBT
  • EOC Set-up and Break-down
  • Social Media Exercise
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Hootsuit

Session 5 – July 9th     (EOC setup and break down)

  • Relieving, Demobilization, Hot Wash, After Action Report
  • EOC Exercise  ( Board Game)
  • Dispatching on the Harlem Information and Emergency Communications Network  (Two-way Radio Practice)

Session 6 – July 15th   (EOC setup and break down)

  • EOC Simulation (Two-way Radio, Social Media & On-Air)
  • Course Review & Feedback
    • 3 minute elevator speech
  • Assignments

GRADUATION – July 23rd

  • Certificates