GHS/OCD Hosts Tsunami Awareness Training


GHS/OCD Hosts Tsunami Awareness Training

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC), will host the Tsunami Awareness (AWR-217) training on Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the GHS/OCD facility in Agana Heights.

The one-day training is offered at no cost to eligible participants and provides participants with a better understanding of tsunami hazards, current hazard assessment tools and products, tsunami warning alert and notification processes, and methods of community response to local and distant tsunamis.   

The target audience for the course include emergency management partners, citizens/community volunteers, government of Guam, military, federal, private, and non-profit organizations. To register, visit

For more information, contact GHS/OCD Training & Exercise Program Manager, Patrick Leon Guerrero at (671) 475-9600 or via email at

For media inquiries, contact GHS/OCD Public Information Officer, Jenna Blas at (671) 478-0208 or via email at



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