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Beginning April 1st, 2015 at 8:00 AM EDT http://training.fema.gov will be down for maintenance. Access to exams will not be possible during this maintenance period. Service is expected to resume by 8:30AM EDT. Please use the comment form on this web site to report any issues after the maintenance window has completed.
Also on April 1st, 2015 at 8:30am (EDT) 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 at 8:30am (EDT); however, we recommend registering a FEMA SID today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
This course is currently being reviewed and revised to incorporate new information from the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act. This course will remain available for completion until the revised course is implemented.
IS-650.a – Building Partnerships with Tribal Governments provides an understanding, appreciation, and respect for tribal cultures so that effective relationships can be formed and evolve.
This course has been updated to align with the National Incident Management System and National Response Framework.
This interactive computer-based course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge to:
Throughout this course tribal representatives speak about their history, their culture, their way of life, and how to develop good relationships with tribal communities.
Several lessons are devoted to specific program challenges that individuals may encounter in working with tribal governments to provide financial and technical assistance through disaster programs.