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IS-403: Introduction to Individual Assistance (IA)

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Course Overview

This course provides FEMA personnel and partners with a basic knowledge of the Individual Assistance (IA) Program and activities that help individuals and households recover following a disaster. The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify the authorities that govern FEMA’s disaster operations.
  • Explain the Declaration Process.
  • Identify the components of the Individual Assistance programs.
  • Explain the Sequence of Delivery of the Individual Assistance programs.
  • Explain Individual Assistance field organizational structure.
  • List the Individual Assistance activities performed at various locations.

Primary Audience

FEMA Employees, State IA Officers





Course Length:

1 hour
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