*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 Emergency Management Institute is pleased to announce the newly revised independent study course, IS-394.a Protecting your Home or Small Business from Disaster. The course replaces IS-394 Mitigation for Homeowners.
The purpose of this course is to provide a foundation of knowledge that will enable participants to:
Describe different types of natural disasters
Describe hazards that pose a risk to their home or small business
Explain how protective measures can reduce or eliminate long-term risks to their home and personal property from hazards and their effects
Explain how protective measures for small businesses secure people, business property, and building structures and prevent business loss from a natural disaster
The primary audience for IS-394.a, like its predecessor, is small business owners, homeowners, and individual citizens. It is presented in a non-technical format and includes protective measures that can reduce the negative consequences of disasters on homes or small businesses.
Last Modified: 9/19/2012
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