Click on a link below to access mitigation resources.
The National Incident Management System (NIMS) provides a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to work seamlessly to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity, in order to reduce the loss of life and property and harm to the environment.
Additional NIMS resources are available on the NIMS Resource Center Web site: www.fema.gov/nims
The Emergency Response document lists resources available from the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities (NCEF). The resources include the information and tools that schools should prepare in order to respond to an emergency.
Additional resources are available at the NCEF Web site: www.ncef.org
The following Incident Command System (ICS) resources summarize key features of ICS and NIMS.
The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) developed the Introduction to ICS for Schools course (IS-100.SCa) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education. The course is designed primarily for kindergarten through high school personnel.
The overall course goal is to promote school safety by:
Additional information about EMI Independent Study courses is available at the EMI Web site: training.fema.gov