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Notice: Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid. Please do not contact the Independent Study program office as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA Independent Study Program, NIMS or other Emergency Management Institute (EMI) related requests such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA Independent Study program office at 301-447-1200 or email Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov for further assistance. Please do not contact the FEMA SID Help Desk as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
The purpose of this course is to build local capacity for damage assessment by enabling the development or refinement of a damage assessment program for the public works agency.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Public works professionals, urban planners, local government officials, elected officials
Strongly suggest students take IS-552, The Public Works Role in Emergency Management prior to taking this course
NOTE: IS-552 is undergoing revisions and will be unavailable until the revisions are complete.