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The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies – from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe. As part of the NRF, Support Annexes describe how Federal departments and agencies, the private sector, volunteer organizations, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) coordinate and execute the common support processes and administrative tasks required during an incident. The actions described in the Support Annexes are not limited to particular types of events, but are overarching in nature and applicable to nearly every type of incident. This course provides an introduction to the Critical Infrastructure Support Annex to the NRF.
At the end of this course, the participants will be able to:
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 and territorial leaders, and city or county officials who have a responsibility to provide for effective response.
IS 800, National Response Framework, An Introduction (note: IS 800, IS 800.a, IS 800.b or IS 800.c are acceptable).