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E131 – Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning FEMA-EMI

Event Type: Continuing Education
Event Date: Monday, February 25, 2013 - Thursday, February 28, 2013
Event Location: MD
Address: 16825 S. Seton Ave
Emmitsburg, MD, US
Event Cost: 0.00
Event Desc:

Course Description: For an emergency management or security system to be effective, it is critical that personnel, plans, procedures, facilities, and equipment be exercised and tested on a regular basis. No amount of exercising will be constructive unless each exercise is followed by a structured evaluation that enables the jurisdiction or organization to identify strengths, weaknesses, gaps, and disconnects, and related corrective actions that need to be taken to ensure improved capability. This course focuses on a systematic exercise and improvement planning program as the primary means by which Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, and other organizations’ managers can: • Validate the effectiveness of their emergency and security management programs; • Determine whether program changes are being appropriately implemented; • Evaluate preparedness capabilities to prevent, prepare, and respond to hazard incidents of all sizes; • Identify corrective actions that require additional emphasis or improvement (such as planning, training, equipment, facilities, or personnel); and • Generate data on exercises that can support a nationwide view of capabilities. Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes Emergency Operations Center (EOC) management personnel. EOC management personnel include, but are not limited to, mayors, city/county managers, general counsel, community/county managers, emergency managers, fire/police/public safety chiefs, public works and public health managers, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) managers, community services providers, private industry, National Guard Members, and key EOC support staff. Exercise design team members and Exercise Evaulators. To Apply: Complete a FEMA Form 119-25-1, General Admissions Application with a student signature and signature of supervisor or sponsoring agency official. Submit the application through the State Emergency Management Training office which will mail, scan, or fax it to: NETC Admissions Office, Room I-216 National Emergency Training Center 16825 South Seton Avenue Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8998 Phone: (301) 447-1035 Fax: (301) 447-1658 Email: netc-admissions@fema.dhs.gov Cost: There are no tuition fees for EMI on-campus or off-site courses. All instruction, course materials, and housing (for most participants) are provided at no cost. Participants from other countries, other Federal agencies, and most participants from private industry or contractors to State, local, or Tribal governments must pay their own transportation and lodging fees. All participants are responsible for the cost of cafe¬teria meals provided and for personal, incidental expenses.

More Info: http://training.fema.gov/EMI/
<p>(301) 447-1658</p> | netc-admissions@dhs.gov
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