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G-290 Basic Public Information Officer

Event Date: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 8:00 am to Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Metropolitan Utilities District, Platte West Water Treatment Plant 21212 West Q Road, Elkhorn, Nebraska
Larry Fichtner NEMA 402-471-7179 larry.fichtner@nebraska.gov Jodie Fawl NEMA 402-471-7428 jodie.fawl@Nebraska.gov

This two-day course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences, both internal and external.

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

Recommended Online Course to take prior to

G-290: IS-29: Public Information Officer Awareness.  It is available online at:  the FEMA training website.

· No lodging or meals are provided during this course.

· Student must attend all classes to receive the state certificate.


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