MGT-460 Planning for Disaster Debris Management (Savannah, GA)



Thursday, November 21, 2019
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST

Savannah, GA, United States

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Disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes and floods can create enormous volumes of debris. Debris can hinder response and recovery efforts, cause costly delays, and pose significant logistical challenges. Debris management can be extremely complex, creating, testing, and training to a pre-disaster debris management plan specific to the area is key to successful operations.
This eight-hour management-level course is designed to enable participants to identify debris management components and the best planning practices using existing plan examples and case studies. Participants will also draft an outline of a debris management plan. MGT-460 Planning for Disaster Debris Management provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to create pre-disaster debris management plans for their own communities.

The goal of this course is to enable participants to outline a disaster debris management plan and recognize special considerations when planning for debris management after a natural disaster.

Course Modules:

  • Introduction to Disaster Debris Management Planning
  • Disaster Debris Management Plan Components
  • Scenario Based Learning
Target Audience:


  • Emergency Management
  • Government Administrative
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Health
  • Public Works
Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the basic concepts of debris management operations and the benefits of debis management planning
  2. Outline the key components of a debis management plan
  3. Apply strategies for special considerations encountered during debris management operations to plan outlines

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Tab Troxler

Mr. Tab Troxler is an accomplished Homeland Security and Emergency Management professional with experience in both the public and private sector. As a former Emergency Services and Security Manager for the Dow Chemical Company, Mr. Troxler was responsible for the overall emergency management and response program for the site’s ... Read More

Marc Burdiss

Marc Burdiss CEM MEP M.Ed serves as the President of Preparedness Solutions, Inc. He specializes in helping others prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters every day through exercises and consulting. He routinely meets with local, state, federal, and tribal emergency managers to train, plan, and ... Read More

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