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Supporting efforts for Harvey & Irma: The compassion of the American people is already evident in their response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. People can help the disaster survivors who have been affected by visiting www.nvoad.org to donate or volunteer with the voluntary or charitable organization of their choice, many of which are already in the field supporting survivors. For more information, go to https://www.fema.gov/hurricane-harvey, or https://www.fema.gov/hurricane-irma.

EMI Course Cancellations: Due to EMI support of the response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, some of our on campus courses have been cancelled during the months of September, October, and November. Please Visit https://training.fema.gov/cancellations.aspx for more information.


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.

Disaster Operations and Recovery Curriculum

  • Disaster operations and recovery are phases of emergency management that require a team effort at all levels of government and the private sector. Professionals involved in disaster operations and recovery include elected and appointed officials, city and county administrators, emergency managers, public works directors, building officials, community planners, emergency services personnel, and other allied professionals.
  • Training and education in disaster operations is a critical first step towards ensuring successful disaster
    operations. The Disaster Operations and Recovery Curriculum is designed to equip Federal, State, local, and tribal professionals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform their jobs. These professionals are encouraged to avail themselves of the courses offered in the curriculum.
 

 
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