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IS-405: Overview of Mass Care/Emergency Assistance

Course Date

12/10/2013

Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to Mass Care and Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) support, with a focus on Whole Community, by outlining the importance of collaboration and coordination between government, non-profit, public, and private sectors.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the National Response Framework (NRF), and the Whole Community approach to emergency management.
  • Identify MC/EA activities.
  • Describe a suggested sequence of support for MC/EA.
  • Explain the importance of thinking about MC/EA activities in an interoperable way.

Primary Audience

  • FEMA personnel
  • State Emergency Management personnel
  • County and Local Emergency Management personnel
  • Voluntary Agencies Management personnel
  • Tribal Governments
  • Private sector management

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.1

Course Length:

1 hour
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Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
 
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