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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.
EMI replaced its Incident Command System (ICS) curricula
with courses that meet the requirements specified in the National Incident
Management System (NIMS). EMI developed the new courses collaboratively
with the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), the United States
Fire Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture.
Below are the new NIMS compliant courses follow NIMS guidelines:
EMI encourages organizations to begin using the NIMS compliant courses immediately.