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IS-101.C: Preparing for Federal Disaster Operations: FEMA

Course Date

10/31/2013*

*This course has been reviewed for doctrine related changes and therefore is dated October 31, 2013. We recommend that you review the contents of the course and look over the updated materials. If you have already passed the exam for this course, you are not required to complete the exam again in order to be current in your training by FEMA EMI records. If you choose to retake the exam, your completion certificate will reflect the date of your first completion, not the date that you retake it.

Course Overview

This course is designed to help prepare participants for deployment to a domestic incident. Responding to incidents requires that we must be ready, willing, and able to deploy at a moment's notice. This course provides personnel with practical tips and advice for incident deployment.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Prepare for deployment, including detailing what information to gather, what steps to take, and what things to pack.
  • Check in when arriving at the assigned location.
  • Acclimate to the working and living conditions at the assigned incident facility.
  • Take care of themselves during deployment.
  • Maintain standards for accountability.
  • Complete the check-out process.

Primary Audience

This course is designed for FEMA employees who deploy to domestic incidents.

It is suggested that personnel who have not completed the IS-700 and IS-800b courses do so before completing this course.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.1

Course Length:

1.5 hours