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How to Become an International Disaster Volunteer by Michael Noone

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Chapter 3

Developing Relevant Training and Education for Deployments

Abstract

This chapter gives a brief history of Disaster Response as well as several categories of recommended training. It offers an overview of the principles of the Incident Command System (ICS) and the Planning P concept. It includes a profile of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), a case study of Typhoon Haiyan and recommended reading on response to a Lassa virus epidemic.

Keywords

Brief history of disaster response; Recommended disaster response training; Overview of Incident Command System; Planning P concept; American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Typhoon Haiyan; The Lassa Ward

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