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On April 1st, 2015 the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) will begin to use the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number when submitting your Independent Study (IS) final exam. You must continue to use your SSN or Alternate ID number until April 1st; however, we recommend registering a FEMA SID today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.


IS-405: Overview of Mass Care/Emergency Assistance

Course Date

12/10/2013

Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to Mass Care and Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) support, with a focus on Whole Community, by outlining the importance of collaboration and coordination between government, non-profit, public, and private sectors.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the National Response Framework (NRF), and the Whole Community approach to emergency management.
  • Identify MC/EA activities.
  • Describe a suggested sequence of support for MC/EA.
  • Explain the importance of thinking about MC/EA activities in an interoperable way.

Primary Audience

  • FEMA personnel
  • State Emergency Management personnel
  • County and Local Emergency Management personnel
  • Voluntary Agencies Management personnel
  • Tribal Governments
  • Private sector management

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.1

Course Length:

1 hour
Take This Course
Take Final Exam
  • Take Final Exam Online
  • Please note that the IS Program does not accept the FEMA SID when completing your test. Please use your SSN as directed in the test form. Those individuals that do not wish to use their SSN may request an Alternate ID number
Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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