K0318: Local Hazard Mitigation Planning
May 18-20, 2021 (Tuesday-Thursday),12-4 p.m. - Eastern Standard Time (EST)
This course will be conducted in 4-hour blocks, through a virtual instructional platform consisting of three consecutive half-day modules.
Online, Adobe Connect Webinar course.
After attending this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe the roles and responsibilities of the various partners involved in Hazard Mitigation Planning (HMP).
• Describe how to organize the Hazard Mitigation Planning process and engage community members.
• Describe how to identify at-risk community assets and hazards as they relate to risk assessment.
• Describe the steps involved in identifying vulnerabilities, and the impacts of those vulnerabilities.
• Describe the process of developing mitigation strategies and actions that reflect the results of the risk assessment and capabilities of the community.
• Describe the process of maintaining and updating a hazard mitigation plan.
• Describe the process for implementing a hazard mitigation plan.
• Describe the available mitigation funding and assistance.
The goal of this course is to provide local governments and their partners with the information necessary to prepare and implement their hazard mitigation plan.
There are no course prerequisites.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs):
EMI awards 1.2 CEUs for completion of this course.
This course is for local community officials, emergency managers, planners, and other partners who are involved in hazard mitigation planning. The course is also appropriate for planning consultants.
Apply for this course: National Emergency Training Center Online Admissions Application (https://training.fema.gov/netc_online_admission). Registration period for this course is May 3-14.
To be evaluated for admission into this course, block #16 on the application form must be completed. Please refer to the Target Audience above and indicate how you meet the requirements based upon your position and experience.
Please note - NETC Admissions will notify you of your acceptance into this course via email with an Acceptance Letter/Welcome Package. The Adobe Connect course manager will send a separate email prior to the course conduct, outlining how to register for this course within the Adobe Connect system.
Notice to Applicants for EMI courses: Individuals applying for EMI classes will be required to
register using the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number.
How do I obtain my FEMA SID number?
Step 1: To register, go to: FEMA Student Identification System (https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid)
Step 2: Click on the “Register for a FEMA SID” button on screen.
Step 3: Follow the instructions and provide the necessary information to create your account.
EMI Point of Contact:
Mitigation Planning Program Point of Contact: Please email FEMA-Mitigation- Planning@fema.dhs.gov
EMI Training Point of Contact:
For additional information, contact the Mitigation
01) 447-1152 or by email at fema-