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NC Catawba Flood and Land Search Exercise (NC-E-2590)

The exercise will be based in Burke County North Carolina and utilize multiple locations to provide realistic scenarios. The Catawba Flood and Land Search Exercise is a wide area search exercise designed to test water and land search and rescue capability to mobilize, integrate, and deploy search and rescue assets in response to a large scale-flooding incident as well as lost persons in flooding and wilderness environments. The exercise will include areas to test resources in dynamic and static water rescue, wide area search, lost/missing person search in flood and wilderness environments, logistics and base of operations, communications, as well as command and control. Air and ground resources will be utilized to respond to various scenarios and provide time for debriefings to share best practices across the various response agencies. This exercise is open to instate and out of state resources as one of the main exercise objectives is to integrate response organizations across multiple jurisdictions. 

Date(s)  Thu. Apr 04, 2024 0800-2000 
Fri. Apr 05, 2024 0800-2000 
Sat. Apr 06, 2024 0800-2000 
Sun. Apr 07, 2024 0800-2000 
Location Western Piedmont Community College Emergency Services Training Center - Burke Co
150 Coal Shute Road, Morganton NC 28655 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
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Offered By North Carolina Division of Emergency Management 
Primary Instructor Wiseman, Eric 
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Maximum Participants 250
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