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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 recently revised National Response Framework. This course will remain available for completion until the revised course is implemented.
Although EMI strives to make its independent study courseware compatible with all major web browsers, some users have experienced difficulty taking IS-800.b with browsers other than Internet Explorer. We highly recommend that Internet Explorer be used to take this course. We plan to have a fix available soon.
Note: On February 4th, 2008, the Independent Study Program implemented the EMI course IS-800.B, National Response Framework, an Introduction.
The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework.
At the end of this course, you will be able to describe:
You can find more information about the National Response Framework by clicking on the following link www.fema.gov/nrf
This course is intended for government executives, private-sector and nongovernmental organization (NGO) leaders, and emergency management practitioners. This includes senior elected and appointed leaders, such as Federal department or agency heads, State Governors, mayors, tribal leaders, and city or county officials – those who have a responsibility to provide for effective response.