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Notice: There will be scheduled maintenance performed on FEMA's SID site from 3:00am-7:00am EDT, Monday September 26th, 2016.
Access to exams may be affected. If you experience issues with independent study exams or SID registration outside of this time frame, please let us know using the
Notice: Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid. Please do not contact the Independent Study program office as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA Independent Study Program, NIMS or other Emergency Management Institute (EMI) related requests such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA Independent Study program office at 301-447-1200 or email Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov for further assistance. Please do not contact the FEMA SID Help Desk as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
This course provides an overview of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. It also instructs potential program participants about the requirements of the program, eligibility for funding, and participant responsibilities, as well as the responsibilities of the National Board and FEMA.
At the end of this course, you should be able to:
State Set-Aside Committees, Local Boards and Local Recipient Organizations.