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Thursday
7
Dec
2017

SAME DAY EVENTS:

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E930 IEMC/Community Specific

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E273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
HEC-RAS: An Intensive 3-day workshop (Course: EW0401CA18) Learn to use this industry-standard software to model steady flow open channel waterways

 
Training

12/6/2017 - 12/7/2017 
E105 Public Information & Warning
Location:  Emmitsburg, MD
 
This is a 2 day resident course

HOST
FEMA

LOCATION
Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Admissions: 301-447-1035

DETAILS
This course introduces participants to what the Public Information Officer (PIO) does in emergency management, along with basic information about the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). The PIO topics covered include the role of the PIO; communication tools and resources encompassing social media; effective communication; preparing the community through outreach and other means; and communication in an incident. The IPAWS topics covered include what the system is and does, preparing alert and warning messages, and writing common alerting protocol messages. This is a 2-day classroom course that gives participants time to perform activities and exercises to reinforce the knowledge and build basic skills.

Target Audience: This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from Federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.

Objectives: Describe the public information and warning Core Capability, including:
  • The purpose and key elements of public information and warnings.
  • The roles of the Emergency Manager and Public Information Officer.
  • Tools and processes for communicating with the public.
Prerequisites Recommended: If a participant is taking this course as part of the Academy, then he or she should take E0101, Foundations of Emergency Management, first. If a participant is taking this course on its own for its planning information and not in fulfillment of the Academy requirements, there are no prerequisites.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
12 CECs for CFMs
1.6 CEUs

APPLICATION PROCESS
http://www.training.fema.gov/Apply/

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