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Advanced Hydric Soils, Atpyical Wetlands, & Hydrology
Stormwater Management Influences on Groundwater Quality: A Workshop
E930 IEMC/Community Specific
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Basic NEPA: Law, Logic, & Language of the National Environmental Policy Act
|11/13/2017 - 11/16/2017 |
|E431 Understanding the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC)
|Location: Emmitsburg, MD
This is a 4-day resident course
Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
This course enables emergency management personnel and response and recovery personnel from all political jurisdictions to more effectively understand, activate, implement, and use the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) system. This course introduces participants to the EMAC process and assists them in gaining familiarity and competency with the EMAC system so that when an event occurs that requires activation of the EMAC system, they know how to proceed, and what documentation and sources of information to use for guidance in order to maximize use of all available resources.
Selection Criteria: Emergency management personnel and response and recovery personnel from all political jurisdictions who can be legally deployed through the EMAC system; persons officially responsible for requesting and providing EMAC assistance; and those individuals desiring a more comprehensive working knowledge of the EMAC system.
- Describe and apply the legal authorizations and stipulations in the EMAC law.
- Describe the EMAC governance structure and member states' roles and responsibilities.
- Apply the processes for requesting and offering assistance through the EMAC system.
- Implement the mission-ready packaging and cost-estimation methodology.
- Apply the recommended actions during each phase of the EMAC process.
- Explain the EMAC levels of operation and EMAC Operations Management System.
- Apply the processes and procedures for reimbursing Resource Providers.
Prerequisites: Students should have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of emergency management and community preparedness.
CECs: 12 CECs for CFMs
Course attendance is free, but registration is required. If admitted to the course, FEMA will reimburse local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal government employees for transportation to attend the course, provide free lodging on campus, and free shuttle to/from nearby airports to the EMI campus. The only out of pocket cost for local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal government employees to participate will be for their time, and the on-campus meal ticket (approximately $110/week).
Register here, create a FEMA Student Identification Number (if you don't already have one), then follow instructions to apply for an on-campus course. Applications should be submitted a least 4 weeks prior to the course date. Admissions: 301-447-1000, email@example.com. Applicants should wait for their confirmation letter from EMI with their admission status prior to making travel arrangements.