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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-634: Introduction to FEMA’s Public Assistance Program

Course Date

6/27/2011

Course Overview

This course will familiarize students with the Public Assistance Program and the process applicants follow to receive grant funding assistance in the aftermath of a disaster. The topics addressed in this course include:

  • The foundation of the PA Program.
  • The steps in the PA Process.
  • PA Program Eligibility.
  • Project Formulation and Documentation.

Course Objectives:

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the Public Assistance Program.
  • Identify the functional steps in the Public Assistance process.
  • Understand the documentation requirements for the Public Assistance Program.

Primary Audience

Personnel at the State, tribal, and local levels who may be responsible for managing the Public Assistance grant application process and/or project management.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.4

Course Length:

4 hours
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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