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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 is the first course in the Dams Sector web-based training series. The purpose of this series of courses is to provide owners and operators with information pertaining to security awareness, protective measures, and crisis management.
This course addresses crisis management activities as an important component of an overall Risk Management Program and provides dam and levee stakeholders with recommendations to assist in the development of various plans focused on enhancing Preparedness, protection, recovery, and resilience capabilities. The training course describes the purpose and basic elements of Emergency Action Plans, Recovery Plans, and Continuity Plans; and addresses the basic elements of an effective exercise program.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: