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MGT-414 - CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RESILIENCE & COMMUNITY LIFELINES - Lincoln - June 2022

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: 
Cornhusker Bank, 8310 O St, Lincoln, NE 68510
Contact/Registrar: 
Nebraska Preparedness Partnership Phone: (402) 979-7207 Email: npp@neprep.org
Details: 

DESCRIPTION:
The purpose of this management level course is to extend the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed in the awareness level course (AWR-213) and to formulate considerations for the resilience of jurisdictional assets leveraging cross-sector partnerships. These considerations as part of a resilience action plan will enhance the whole community's ability to manage the risk associated with critical infrastructure protection efforts.
Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the national strategy of resilience relative to the local partner role
- Describe the whole community approach relative to the National Preparedness Goal
- Identify and prioritize jurisdictional critical infrastructure assets and interdependencies across all Critical Infrastructure sectors
- Describe the purpose and components of a resilience plan
- Analyze asset and sector impact on jurisdictional resilience
- Develop options for sector-specific next steps for highest-priority sectors
- Develop a list of jurisdiction-level (regional) resilience actions
AUDIENCE:
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Other, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Private Sector / Corporate Security and Safety Professionals, Public Works

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G-205 Recovery from Disaster: The Local Community

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 8:00 am to Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Southeast Community College, Nebraska City 1406 Central Avenue Nebraska City, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Gregg Goebel, Director, Otoe County Emergency Management Agency 1021 Central Ave. Nebraska City NE 68410 Phone: 402-873-9588 6110@otoecountyne.gov
Details: 

Purpose:
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 Com-munity 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

Target Audience:
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

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.

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FEMA G-191 ICS/EOC Interface Class

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
Wayne State College, Student Center 1111 Main St, Wayne NE 68787
Contact/Registrar: 
Bobbi Risor Region 11 Emergency Manager 701 Koenigstein Ave Norfolk, NE 68701 (402) 844-2050 brisor@norfolkne.gov
Details: 

Course Description:
G-191 Incident Command System/Emergency Operations Center Interface: This course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface. The course provides an opportunity for participants to begin developing an interface between an Incident Management Team and EOC personnel.
The goal of this professional development course, G191 ICS EOC Interface (Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface), is to enable the students to develop an effective interface between the Incident Command/Unified Command and the Emergency Operations Center by applying National Incident Management System principles.
Audience:
This course, is designed for state and local personnel responsible for developing, staffing, managing and operating an EOC and coordinating EOC operations with a field command post.
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: FEMA ICS-100, FEMA ICS-200, FEMA ICS-700, FEMA ICS-800
Course Date/Time: June 15th, 2022 Start time: 0800
Course Location: Wayne State College, Student Center 1111 Main St, Wayne NE 68787
There is no Fee to attend the Course
No lodging is provided on your course
Lunch on your own
Pre-registration required no later than June 10, 2022 - Register by going to:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/g-191-eocics-interface-course-tickets-345770648317

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G272 Warning Coordination - Auburn

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 8:00 am to Friday, June 17, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Sheridan Training Facility 1110 M St. Auburn, NE 68305
Contact/Registrar: 
Renee Critser 402-274-2552 nemahaema@windstream.net
Details: 

G272 Warning Coordination

June 16-17, 2022 8a.m. 5p.m. both days     

  • Course Description
  • This course is the latest in the hazardous weather series of courses produced in partnership with the National Weather Service (NWS). Every year, the United States experiences more severe weather than any other country in the world. In order to reduce deaths, injuries, and property losses, emergency managers must work closely with the NWS and the news media to provide effective warnings that can be received and understood by people at risk. This course is intended to help facilitate that process. Course topics include: The Social Dimensions of Warning Response; Developing Effective Warning Messages; Developing an Effective Community Warning Process; and Working with the News Media to Create a Weather Warning Partnership. In addition to lecture and discussion, the course includes case studies, exercises, and an opportunity for interaction with representatives of the local news media.
  • Course Objectives 
  • Predict how people in the community may respond to different types of warnings based on certain social factors.
  • Develop a hazardous weather warning message based on a specific event and the threat it poses to the community.

Where:

Sheridan Training Facility

1110 M St.

Auburn, NE 68305

  • Propose improvements to a community’s warning system based on identified breakdowns in coordination and communication.
  • Develop warning messages for a given scenario that are targeted for delivery by a particular media type.
  • Develop a warning coordination and communication strategy for a given scenario

Course contact;

Renee Critser 402-274-2552 nemahaema@windstream.net 

There is no fee to attend this course.

  • Class is limited to 30 students

Registration Deadline is June 14

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All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) SSC June 2022

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 8:00 am to Friday, June 24, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Law Enforcement Center 701 W 29th South Sioux City, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Applicants should submit the signed copy of the FEMA General Admissions Application Form (obtainable from course registrar) with scanned copies of all prerequisite Certificates of Completions, for IS/ICS prerequisite courses, to Deanna Hagberg at dhagberg@dakotacountyne.org, or (402) 987-2106.
Details: 

The All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) course trains emergency responders to serve as radio communications unit leaders during all-hazards emergency operations. COML responsibilities include developing plans to effectively use incident communications equipment and facilities, managing distribution of communications equipment to incident personnel, and coordinating the installation and testing of communications equipment.

This course provides DHS-approved and NIMS-compliant instruction with a goal of ensuring Federal agencies and State/Territory organizations have trained personnel capable of coordinating on-scene emergency communications during a multi-jurisdictional response or a planned event. CISA instructors are approved by DHS and have extensive experience both as emergency responders and as COMLs.

Class Prerequisites

A public safety communications background with exposure to field operations.

Basic knowledge of local communications and communications systems; frequencies and spectrum; technologies; local topography; system site locations including knowledge of state, regional, and local communication plans; and communications and resource contacts.

Completion of the following FEMA training courses:

IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100

IS-200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200

ICS-300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents,     NOTE:  (ICS-400 is recommended, but not required)

IS-700, An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

IS-800, National Response Framework, An Introduction 

Registration

Students must obtain a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number from the Center for Domestic Preparedness if they do not already have one.  To register for a SID, applicants should go to https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.  On the right of the screen, clicking on “Register for a FEMA SID” allows an applicant to register. Applicants will receive the SID via email.

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness - Lincoln - June 2022 - 2 Day

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 9:00 am to Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Southeast Community College (Lincoln Campus) 8800 O Street Lincoln, NE 68520 North Entrance Room N-1
Contact/Registrar: 
For Accommodations such as an ASL interpreter, please email carynewman@niagara.edu or call 716-286-8139
Details: 

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. 

Description

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

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G-557 Rapid Needs Assessment - Grand Island - June 2022

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
Grand Island-Hall County Emergency Management 1210 N. North Road, Grand Island, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details: 

Overview:
This course provides information and resources to enable participants to develop an effective damage assessment program and conduct rapid and effective needs assessments.

Target Audience:
The target audience for this course includes Local officials who are responsible for assessing, collecting, and reporting damages during and after any event that causes damage of private, public, and critical infrastructure. First response agencies (fire, police, EMS, etc.), planners, and county CERT & ARES volunteers will benefit from this course.

Recommended Prerequisites:
ICS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System,
IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Inci-dents;
IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction;
IS-0120.a, An Introduction to Exercises; and
IS-0130, Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning

There is no registration fee for attending;
Class size is limited to 24 participants.

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training - 1/2 Day - Lincoln 2022

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: 
: Southeast Community College (Lincoln Campus) 8800 O Street Lincoln, NE 68520 North Entrance Room N-1
Contact/Registrar: 
For Accommodations such as an ASL interpreter, please email carynewman@niagara.edu or call 716-286-8139
Details: 

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. 

Description

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

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G-235 Emergency Planning - Kearney - July 2022

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 8:00 am to Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Buffalo County EOC 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details: 

Overview:
This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in develop-ing an effective emergency planning system. This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop your capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster.
Target Audience: All individuals involved in crisis and emergency management decision making.
Recommended Prerequisites:
• None
There is no registration fee for attending;
Class size is limited to 24 participants.

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L0105 Public Information Basics

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 8:00 am to Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Buffalo County Emergency Operations Center, 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, Nebraska
Contact/Registrar: 
Jodie Fawl, NEMA PIO, jodie.fawl@nebraska.gov (402) 471-7421
Details: 

L0105 Public Information Basics Kearney, Nebraska, July 19-21, 2022 

Overview

To equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time PIOs, including oral and written communications; understanding and working with the media; and basic tools and techniques to perform effectively as a PIO, both in the proactive/ advocacy times and crisis/emergency response.

Who should attend:

The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal territorial level of government and in the private and nongovernmental sectors.

Prerequisite:

IS-29 Public Information Officer Awareness

Here is the link

https://training.fema.gov/generaladmissionsapplication/staticforms/startapplication.aspx

Lunch will be provided.

Lodging on your own.

Student must attend all classes to receive the course certificate.

There is no fee to attend this course.

Class is limited to 25 students,

Registration Deadline is July 11, 2022

This class is sponsored by the South Central Planning, Exercise and Training Region.

When: July 19-21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Buffalo County Emergency Operations Center, 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, Nebraska

Register: NETC Online Admissions Application

Here is the link

  https://training.fema.gov/generaladmissionsapplication/staticforms/startapplication.aspx

Questions:

Jodie Fawl, NEMA PIO, jodie.fawl@nebraska.gov, (402) 471-7421

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