*This course has been reviewed for doctrine related changes and therefore is dated October 31, 2013. We recommend that you review the contents of the course and look over the updated materials. If you have already passed the exam for this course, you are not required to complete the exam again in order to be current in your training by FEMA EMI records. If you choose to retake the exam, your completion certificate will reflect the date of your first completion, not the date that you retake it.
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.
By the end of the course the student should be able to: Identify the role of mitigation and its benefits to society, identify the Unified HMA grant programs, recognize the benefits of unifying the HMA grant programs, and identify the lifecycle of Unified HMA grants. This is the prerequisite to the L242: Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance Application Development course.
The course is intended for the following: personnel of State and local governments, tribal governments, and private non-profit (PNP) organizations that are eligible applicants or sub-applicants under HMA grants; and FEMA employees assigned to HMA grant activities.
IS-393.A – Introduction to Hazard Mitigation course.
Last Modified: 9/19/2012
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