Courses and Events

G0288: Local Volunteer and Donations Management - Kearney

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 8:00 am to Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Buffalo County EOC, 1512 Central Ave., 14th & Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
To register please contact: Jill Harvey deputyem@phelpscone.org or 308-995-2250.
Details: 

This course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues that may arise during incidents or disasters.

The course also addresses unsolicited goods, unaffiliated volunteers, and undesignated cash.

Concepts also covered:

  • Gather information from organizations, agencies, volunteers, media, and others for donations intelligence purposes.
  • Matching unaffiliated volunteers with appropriate organizations or agencies during program implementation.
  • Planning considerations for cash donations.
  • Technology needed to manage volunteer/donation resources.
  • Volunteer and donations management program responsibilities in relation to the planning components of the annex.

***This course counts towards FEMA’s Advanced Professional Series (APS)***

Audience: Anyone involved in the planning or coordination of volunteers or donations during an incident or disaster, to include:

  • Emergency Managers,
  • Public information officers,
  • Voluntary organizations representatives,
  • Personnel involved in the Logistics Section of an Emergency Operations Center

To register please contact Jill Harvey at:  deputyem@phelpscone.org or 308-995-2250. 

Deadline to register is August 4, 2021

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NE-001-COMM Advanced Planning Concepts - Developing Incident Action Plans - Lincoln

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 8:00 am to Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
City of Lincoln Municipal Services Center 901 West Bond Lincoln, NE 68521 LFR Training Rooms
Contact/Registrar: 
Larry Fichtner 402-471-7179 larry.fichtner@nebraska.org
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NE-001-COMM Advanced Planning Concepts - Developing Incident Action Plans

Sponsored by: Lincoln Lancaster County Emergency Management
Overview: 
This two -day course, delivered by The Blue Cell LLP is designed to immerse the participants in the usage and understanding of the ICS Forms released by FEMA in December 2010. The course will also instruct the Advanced Planning process, and several other critical advanced planning products and techniques. Participants work to develop an accurate, graded, Incident Action Plan and appropriate adjoining products and displays while encoun-tering a variety of stimulus that is experienced in real world incidents. Course scenarios are based on the 15 national planning scenarios and ad-dress both targets and tasks as outlined by the Department of Homeland Security.  
This is an advanced course which also uses the custom web based training and simulation environment, Chelsea County USA. Participants will have the most success if they have previously completed ICS 300 and have a strong understanding of the usage of the incident command system in both expanding and complex incidents.  
Prerequisites: 
ICS 300  
There is no registration fee for attending; Lincoln Lanacaster Management is not providing room, board or mileage to attend this course. 
Class size is limited to 35 participants.
Priority will be given to Emergency Managers and policy group members. 

Registration Deadline is August 9, 2021

August 18 & 19, 2021
8 A.M to 5 P.M. 
Both Days 
Where: 
City of Lincoln Municipal Services Center 
901 West Bond 
Lincoln, NE  68521 
LFR Training Rooms

 

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness - Scotts Bluff - Two-Day Training

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 8:00 am to Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Location: 
Harms Technology Center 2620 College Park Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Contact/Registrar: 
Details: 

September 7-8, 2021 8:00am-4:00pm MST (Option A: Two-Day Training)

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.

Option A: Two-Day Training: This program is designed for those who are active in the disability community or are working in some capacity in emergency management. You will be identified in the database as a lead person in your field. There is a requirement to report any emergency management participation following the training via email at frdat@niagara.edu

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training - Scotts Bluff - Half-Day Training

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: 
Harms Technology Center 2620 College Park Scottsbluff, NE 69361
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September 8th, 2021 12:30pm-4:00pm MST (Option B: Half-Day Training)

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.

Option B: Half-Day Training: This program educates individuals who want to learn about the process, be active in a capacity that suits their interest and availability, and wants to assist in directing peers and
colleagues within their demographic, municipality, or line of work. Requirement to report
any emergency management participation is expected but not required in this role.

Click here to register

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training - North Platte - Two-Day Training

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 9:00 pm to Friday, September 10, 2021 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Ag Activity Building Lincoln County Fair Grounds 5015 Rodeo Road Ave, North Platte, NE. 69101
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September 9-10, 2021 9:00am-5:00pm CST (Option A: Two-Day Training)

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.

Option A: Two-Day Training: This program is designed for those who are active in the disability community or are working in some capacity in emergency management. You will be identified in the database as a lead person in your field. There is a requirement to report any emergency management participation following the training via email at frdat@niagara.edu

Click here to register

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training - North Platte - Half-Day Training

Event Date: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: 
Ag Activity Building Lincoln County Fair Grounds 5015 Rodeo Road Ave, North Platte, NE. 69101
Details: 

September 10th, 2021 1:00pm-5:00pm CST (Option B: Half-Day Training)

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.

Option B: Half-Day Training: This program educates individuals who want to learn about the process, be active in a capacity that suits their interest and availability, and wants to assist in directing peers and
colleagues within their demographic, municipality, or line of work. Requirement to report
any emergency management participation is expected but not required in this role.

Click here to register

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WESTERN NEBRASKA ENGINE ACADEMY

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 6:00 am to Monday, September 13, 2021 - 6:00 pm
Location: 
Gering, NE 69341
Contact/Registrar: 
Nathan Flowers - Fire Chief Email: firedept@gering.org
Details: 

Western Nebraska Engine Academy - 2021

The 2021 Western Nebraska Engine Academy is a live fire exercise managed by a Type 3 Incident
Management Team. The Academy operates as close to a Type 3 incident as possible and allows
participant to experience a typical large-scale incident. Live fire takes place in the Wildcat Hills south of
Gering, NE. The area offers various fuel models and terrain that makes it challenging for firefighters.
The main objectives of the exercise is to offer training opportunities to support firefighters, Incident
Managers and Senior Officials in a wildfire setting, to offer opportunities to be evaluate in position
specific roles to continue personal development through a task book and to provide multiple
opportunities to communicate with various resources on a large fire.
• The entire exercise will be managed using the Incident Command System with a Type 3 IMT.
• You may participate during ANY or ALL days of the exercise.
• The exercise will offer various training opportunities and your training day may last 12 hours.
• You MUST register prior to attending the Academy. Registration forms are Due September 1.
• We accept ANY level of firefighters and any equipment with Engines taking priority.
• Red Cards are REQUIRED if you are a trainee or requesting evaluation in any Ops position.
• Nominations for positions on the IMT is limited and will be based on priority.
• You may send any Single Resource position that needs specific training.
o Strike Team, Task Force Leaders, Fallers, Division Supervisors, Etc…
New for 2021
• There is no registration fee. This event is free of charge and will cover meals.
• The exercise will be from Saturday, September 11
th through Monday September 13
th. You can
attend one day or all days.
• Trying to move to an online registration format. Please email if you need a hard copy
registration form.
• The entire WNEA will operate Saturday through Monday, offering a transition from a Type 3 to a
Type 4 incident on Monday.
• The entire academy will focus on best social distancing practices and will aggressively manage
our exercise with firefighter safety as our top priority. 

Register

Please submit this form to firedept@gering.org no later than September 1st, 2021

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training-Omaha, NE - Option 1 - Two-Day Training

Event Date: 
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 9:00 am to Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Faith Christian Church 2201 S 132nd St Omaha, NE 68022
Contact/Registrar: 
frdat.niagara.edu
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September 13-14, 2021 9:00am-5:00pm CST (Option 1: Two-Day Training)

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.

Option 1: Two-Day Training: This program is designed for those who are active in the disability community or are working in some capacity in emergency management. You will be identified in the database as a lead person in your field. There is a requirement to report any emergency management participation following the training via email at frdat@niagara.edu

Click here to register

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training-Omaha, NE - Option 2 Half-Day Training

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: 
Faith Christian Church 2201 S 132nd St Omaha, NE 68022
Contact/Registrar: 
frdat.niagara.edu
Details: 

September 14th, 2021 1:00pm-5:00pm CST (Option 2: Half-Day Training)

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.

Option 2: Half-Day Training: This program educates individuals who want to learn about the process, be active in a capacity that suits their interest and availability, and wants to assist in directing peers and
colleagues within their demographic, municipality, or line of work. Requirement to report
any emergency management participation is expected but not required in this role.

Click here to register

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training- Two-Day Training

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:00 am to Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Norfolk Public Library (Room C) 308 W Prospect Ave Norfolk, NE 68701
Details: 

September 15-16, 2021 9:00am-5:00pm CST (Option A: Two-Day Training)

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.

Option A: Two-Day Training: This program is designed for those who are active in the disability community or are working in some capacity in emergency management. You will be identified in the database as a lead person in your field. There is a requirement to report any emergency management participation following the training via email at frdat@niagara.edu

Click here to register

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