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Course Description Environment of Care
Course NameUNDERSTANDING NIMS PART III (V17)
The course contains 10 Lessons taking about 50 Minutes

As per FEMA statistics, in the United States there are more than 53 million adults and 5 million children under age 15 with some type of disability related to transportation, work, or self-care. Twenty-eight million Americans have hearing loss; 500,000 are completely deaf. More than 8 million Americans have limited vision; 130,000 are totally blind. There are 1.5 million wheelchair users and an additional 4 million people who require mobility aids.

In Part III of Understanding NIMS, the student will review the impact different types of hazards may have on theses special needs populations.

Lessons:
  1 : Overview of NIMS (v17)
  2 : Emergency Challenges of Special Needs Groups (v17)
  3 : Communications (v17)
  4 : Hearing Disabilities (v17)
  5 : Visual Disabilities (v17)
  6 : The Elderly (v17)
  7 : Mobility Impairments (v17)
  8 : Evacuation of Special Needs Groups (v17)
  9 : Sheltering (v17)
10 : Children (v17)