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How to apply for consideration for a Complex Coordinated Attack IEMC

  • Step 1. The chief official of the jurisdiction submits a letter of request, nomination package (see requirements below) and supporting documentation, to the respective State Office of Emergency Management.
  • Step 2. The State Office of Emergency Management will review the package, and will attach a letter with the appropriate endorsements.
  • Step 3. The State’s endorsement letter and the jurisdiction’s application package are forwarded to the appropriate FEMA Regional Office. The FEMA Regional Office will review the application package. The Regional RTM/REO/FPC will attach a letter of with the appropriate endorsements. This letter will also include the signatory’s or a POCs complete contact information.
  • Deadline. Applications must be received at EMI from the FEMA Regional Offices no later than March 31. Between March 31 and April 30, EMI and FEMA Headquarters staff will evaluate the applications. By May 31, the jurisdictions selected to receive an IEMC in the upcoming fiscal year will be notified. Those jurisdictions not selected will also be notified. In addition, FEMA Regional Offices and State Emergency Management Offices will be notified of the selections. Communities that are not selected but would like to be considered for the next year must re-apply. Applications are not automatically reconsidered in the next year.

Nomination Packages for IEMC: Preparing the Whole Community for a Complex Coordinated Attack must include the following information:

  • Section 1. General Information about the applying community:
    • Community Name
    • Sponsoring Region/Agency.
    • Name, Title, Email and Phone for Primary Point of Contact.
    • Name, Title, Email and Phone for Secondary Point of Contact.
    • Indicate whether you are requesting a local delivery, an on-campus/EMI delivery, or if you have no preference.
    • Indicate the time of year in which you would prefer to participate in the course; or indicate if you have no preference.
    • How does the course/exercise support your jurisdictional Threats and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment?
    • Is this community scheduled to host a National Special Security event within the next two years?
    • Is this community scheduled to participate in a National Level Training Exercise within the next two years?
    • Provide an overview of the community’s demographics and critical infrastructure.
    • If you experienced a complex coordinated attack today, what would be the most challenging aspect of mounting an effective response?
  • Section 2. Supporting documentation. This documentation may include:
    • Description of the government structure (include an organizational chart if possible).
    • Emergency management training and exercise history relevant to active shooter, improvised explosive devices, and/or terrorist attacks.
    • Applicable information from the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment.
    • Applicable information from the State Preparedness Report.
    • Additional documentation that the community deems necessary to support their nomination package.
  • Section 3. Letter of Request from the Community Senior Elected and/or Appointed Official
 
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