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IS-212.A: Introduction to Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA)

Course Date

4/7/2014

Course Overview

The purpose of this course is to educate students on the benefits of the Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs and how to become qualified to apply for a grant under the HMA grant programs.

This is the prerequisite to the E0212 : Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance; Developing Quality Application Elements course.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the role of mitigation and its benefits to society;
  2. Identify the Unified HMA grant programs;
  3. Recognize the benefits of unifying the HMA grant programs;
  4. Identify the lifecycle of Unified HMA grants.

Primary Audience

State, Tribal, Territorial and local government staff and private non-profit (PNP) organizations that are eligible applicants or sub-applicants under HMA grants; and FEMA employees assigned to HMA grant activities.

Prerequisites

IS-393.A – Introduction to Hazard Mitigation course.

CEUs:

0.3

Course Length:

3 hours