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The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training at Louisiana State University offers DHS-certified courses covered under the NCBRT’s Homeland Security National Training Program Cooperative Agreement. As a DHS primary training provider, the NCBRT can offer this vital training at no direct cost to your agency. Please contact us at or 1-877-829-8550 to schedule a course through your state administrative agency, or visit to learn more about the NCBRT’s training opportunities. Remember, the time to prepare is now!

Foundational Awareness

Foundational Awareness of Weapons of Mass Destruction/Terrorism (AWR-190-W)


This course was developed by the American Red Cross in collaboration with Pearson Performance Solutions. This course provides foundational awareness of WMD/ terrorism types and effects in the context of non-governmental organizations supplying humanitarian services during a disaster.

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Professional Disciplines
Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Public Works

This course is part of the Law Enforcement Terrorism Certification Program, currently adopted by the state of Oklahoma.


Level of training Awareness

Hours 1.25

Format Web-Based Training

DHS Course # AWR-190-W

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