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IS-215: Unified Federal Review Advisor Training: An Overview of the UFR Process

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Course Overview

This course is designed to teach environmental and historic preservation (EHP) Practitioners about the Unified Federal Review Process in order to improve interagency coordination and conduct more efficient and effective EHP reviews for disaster recovery projects.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  1. Describe the UFR Process and how it supports interagency coordination for EHP reviews during disaster recovery.
  2. Describe the UFR Advisor role in the UFR Process and its relationship to other disaster recovery positions.
  3. Explain what Tools and Mechanisms are available to implement the UFR Process.
  4. Explain when and how to use Tools and Mechanisms to implement the UFR Process during disaster recovery.

Primary Audience

FEMA EHP staff





Course Length:

3 hours
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  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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