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ICS 400 Grand Island Feb 2022

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 8:00 am to Friday, February 4, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Grand Island City Hall 1210 N. North Road Grand Island, NE 68803
Contact/Registrar: 
Jon Rosenlund 100 East 1st Street P.O. Box 1968 Grand Island, NE 68802 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com
Details: 

Overview:

This 14 Hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS 300 courses.

Who should attend:

All Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Non governmental personnel should take ICS-400, including those persons who will serve as command or general staff in an ICS organization, select de-partment heads with multi-agency coordina-tion system responsibilities, area command-ers, emergency managers, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center managers.

 There is no fee to attend this course.
 Class is limited to 20 students Registration
 No Lodging is provided during this course.
 Student must attend all classes to receive the state certificate.
 Deadline is January 27, 2022

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L-958 FEMA NIMS ALL-HAZARDS OPERATIONS SECTION CHIEF COURSE - Feb 2022 - Kearney

Event Date: 
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 8:00 am to Friday, February 11, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Buffalo County EOC, 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
JILL HARVEY, Phelps County EMA, deputyem@phelpscone.org or 308-995-2250
Details: 

Course Overview:

This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, and capabilities of an effective Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.
These responsibilities fall into two categories: (1) responding to the incident and command needs of the incident, and (2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their knowledge.

Prerequisites & Other Information:

IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System,
ICS-100
IS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction

G-300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (18 Hour Classroom)

G-400 - Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff (14 Hour Classroom)

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The class is free.

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Lunch will be provided but other meals and lodging are NOT provided.

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G393 Mitigation for Emergency Managers - Weeping Water - Feb 2022

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 8:00 am to Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Cass Co EOC 8400 144th ST Weeping Water, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Tandra M. Sudman Public Safety Officer Cass County Emergency Management Agency 8400 144th Street Ste. 200, Weeping Water, NE 68463 tandra.sudman@co.cass.ne.us O: 660.267.6765
Details: 

Course Description:

This course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation. The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards.
It addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy.

Who Should Attend:

State, local, and tribal government emergency program managers, other emergency management staff, and other local government employees responsible for mitigation.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Analyze reasons for differences between optimal and actual mitigation roles of the emergency program manager.
Determine strategies to build support for mitigation planning in your community. Analyze hazard risks for a given scenario.
Propose a mitigation strategy for a particular hazard.
Develop a mitigation plan implementation strategy for a given scenario.
Evaluate the effectiveness of a community’s mitigation planning efforts.
Recommend actions to optimize the mitigation role of the emergency program manager.

Student must attend all sessions to receive the state certificate.

No Lodging will be provided during this course.

Lunch will be provided

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ICS 402 Incident Command System Summary for Executives - Nebraska City

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: 
Nebraska City Public Safety Center 1518 Central Ave, Nebraska City
Contact/Registrar: 
Greg Goebel 6110@otoecountyne.gov with
Details: 

ICS 402 Incident Command System Summary for Executives

Purpose: The purpose of this presentation is to familiarize Executives/Senior Officials (elected officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) with incident Command System (ICS) principles and their role in supporting incident management. Additional courses are available to learn more about ICS. Courses and experience are required in order to qualify to serve in the Command and General Staff. Resource center links are provided at the end of this course.

Cost: Free
Location: Nebraska City Public Safety Center 1518 Central Ave, Nebraska City
Registration Deadline: February 3, 2022.

Step 1
Register: FEMA SID at link: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register
The mandatory FEMA Student Identification (SID) number must be obtained prior to training registration
Step 2
Register: For the Training - By E-Mail to 6110@otoecountyne.gov with
• Name
• Address
• Agency
• E-mail
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S-359 NWCG Medical Unit Leader - Feb 2022 - Lincoln

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 8:00 am to Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 4:30 pm
Location: 
Municipal Service Center 901 West Bond St, Lincoln, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Brooke Siefker Office: 402-441-7741 bsiefker@lancaster.ne.gov
Details: 

This Medical Unit Leader (MEDL) course is designed to provide local-and State-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective MEDL on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT) or local Incident Management Team.
These responsibilities fall into two categories:
1)  responding to the incident and the medical needs of the incident, and 
2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Medical Unit leader on an AHIMT.

Prerequisites: 

ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800

**Must hold a valid EMT-B or higher license, in the state you wish to be credentialed in.**

When requesting acceptance to this course please attach a copy of your license in your correspondence with the course contact. Failure to comply may disqualify you from registration.

Selection Criteria: 

NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position-Specific training should be completed by personnel who  are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions on Type III or IV All Hazard IMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

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Sponsored by The Southeast PET Region

 
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G-205 Recovery from Disaster: The Local Community Role - Kearney - Feb 2022

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 8:00 am to Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Buffalo Co EOC 1512 Central Ave Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Course Registration: Jill Harvey, CFM Phelps County EMA 715 5th Ave. Suite 22 Holdrege, NE  68949 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details: 

Overview:

Course Description: The revised course provides an introduction to disaster recovery principles and includes current recovery practices and policies. Activities are included in the course to support engaged and participatory learning. A variety of resources for recovery planning are provided and taught in the course, including a FEMA online Community Recovery Management Toolkit (CRMT) and a resource section associated with the Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning Guide for Local Governments (PDRPG-L) that contains links to model plans, templates, tools, lessons learned, best practices, and a range of supplemental reference materials and related pre-disaster planning and disaster recovery resources.

Course Objective:

Course Objectives: After completing this course, participants will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an increased knowledge of local government responsibilities and challenges associated with disaster recovery.

2. Explain the need to develop, revise, and/or implement a pre-disaster recovery plan.

3. Apply an increased understanding of recent “lessons learned” in disaster recovery at the local level.

Prerequisites:

IS-2900.a: National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) Overview is a required prerequisite, and IS 100.c: Introduction to the Incident Command System is a recommended prerequisite.

Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes the following local and/or Tribal government positions and allied professionals:

• Local elected officials • Regional Planning Commissions

• Economic Development Districts • Finance Directors/Assessors

• Emergency Managers/Staff • Public Works Directors/Staff

• Tribal Leaders and Council Members • City/County/Tribal Managers/Staff

• City/County/Tribal Planners/Staff • Regional Planning Commissions

• Economic Development Districts • Finance Directors/Assessors

• Emergency Managers/Staff • Public Works Directors/Staff

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G-191 ICS / EOC Interface - GI - Mar 2022

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
GI-Hall Emergency Mgt. 1210 N. North Road Grand Island, NE 68803
Contact/Registrar: 
Jon Rosenlund 1210 N. North Road Grand Island, NE 68803 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com
Details: 

Overview:
This course is designed for personnel associated with On-Scene Incident Command, EOCs and Multiagency Coordination (MAC) System entities.
The goal of the course is to provide state and local emergency management officials with the knowledge and skills they need to operate an Emergency Operating Center (EOC) and interface it with an Incident Command System (ICS) field operation. It enables the participants to begin developing an ICS/EOC interface for their community by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles. The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercise and group discussions to formulate the interface.

Prerequisites:
 IS0100.b
 IS0200.b
 IS0700.a
 IS0800.b

 There is no fee to attend this course.
 Class is limited to 20 students
 No Lodging is provided during this course.
 Lunch break to be provided.
 Deadline is February 24, 2022

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Communications Unit Leader (COML) Course - POSTPONED until later date

Event Date: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 8:00 am to Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Dawson County Annex Building 200 W. 7th Street Lexington, NE 68850
Contact/Registrar: 
Jill Harvey, 308-995-2250, deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details: 

- POSTPONED until later date

This offering is a four day course, designed for all local, regional, tribal, and state/territory emergency response professionals and for support personnel with a communications background. It is designed to familiarize these professionals with the roles and responsibilities of a Communications Unit Leader (COML) under the NIMSICS and to provide hands-on exercises that reinforce the lecture materials. Under the NIMS ICS structure, the COML is the focal point within the Communications Unit. This course provides DHS-approved and NIMS-compliant instruction to ensure that every state/territory has trained personnel capable of coordinating on-scene emergency communications during a multi-jurisdictional response or planned event.

 

Prerequisites:
• A public safety background with experience in field operations
• Attendees need to have technical communications background for this class
• Awareness of fundamental public safety communications technology
• Basic knowledge of the local, regional, tribal, and State Communications Plan/points of contact
IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System
IS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction
• Completion if ICS-300.b
• Completion of ICS-400 is recommended

Class size is limited to 30 participants.

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L-958 NIMS ICS All Hazards Operations Section Chief - Lincoln - March 2022

Event Date: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 8:00 am to Friday, March 18, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Municipal Service Center 901 West Bond Street, Entrance B Lincoln, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Brooke Siefker Phone: 402-441-7741 Email: bsiefker@lancaster.ne.gov
Details: 

Overview: This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.
These responsibilities fall into two categories:
1) responding to the incident and command needs of the incident, and
2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team.
Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge.
Criteria: NIMS ICS Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions on USFA or other Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Teams (AHIMT), or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions. Prerequisites: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800, ICS 300 and ICS 400
Applicants must complete the form 119-25-1 to register for this course.
The registration must have the applicant and supervisor signatures to be accepted.
Registration form link: https://training.fema.gov/apply/119-25-1.pdf
Student Identification Number link: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training - 2 Day Training - Kearney, NE - March 2022

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 9:00 am to Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Buffalo County Fair Grounds Extension building 1400 E 34th St. Kearney NE 68847
Contact/Registrar: 
frdat@niagara.edu
Details: 

Niagara University Disability Awareness Training has received a grant from the Nebraska Council on Developmental Disabilities to educate anyone involved in emergency planning, preparedness, response, and recovery as it pertains to individuals with disabilities and access and functional needs. NU has tailored a presentation that identifies the responsibilities of both emergency management personnel and disability advocates during an emergency. This program will introduce the four modules necessary for proper response that include Disability Awareness Training, the Americans with Disabilities Act specific to Emergency management, emergency plan content, and Inclusive Planning and Active Participation.

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
Disability Awareness specific to Emergency Management
Access and Functional Needs defined to include Universal Design
Understanding how the whole community concept is imperative to proper response to individuals with disabilities and how to involve them.
The Americans with Disabilities Act relative to Emergency management and response.
Community resources and other materials that assist Emergency Management in proper response
Disaster Preparedness and Planning
Inclusive Planning and Active Participation
NYC Lawsuit and its ramifications nationwide

COSTS
There is no fee for the course. Lunch is on your own.
There is a $50.00 no call/no show fee

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