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K0318: Local Hazard Mitigation Planning

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 11:00 am to Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 3:00 pm
Location: 
Online, Adobe Connect Webinar course. Emergency Management Institute Emmitsburg, MD
Contact/Registrar: 
EMI Point of Contact: Mitigation Planning Program Point of Contact: Please email FEMA-Mitigation-Planning@fema.dhs.gov or Shubha.Shrivastava@fema.dhs.gov EMI Training Point of Contact: For additional information, contact the Mitigation Branch at (301) 447-1152 or by email at fema-emi-mit@fema.dhs.gov.
Details: 

K0318: Local Hazard Mitigation Planning
Course Dates:
May 18-20, 2021 (Tuesday-Thursday),12-4 p.m. - Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Course Length:
This course will be conducted in 4-hour blocks, through a virtual instructional platform consisting of three consecutive half-day modules.
Location:
Online, Adobe Connect Webinar course.
Course Description:
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.
Course Goal:
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.
Prerequisites:
There are no course prerequisites.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs):
EMI awards 1.2 CEUs for completion of this course.
Target Audience:
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.
To Apply:
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.
Application Review:
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 
or Shubha.Shrivastava@fema.dhs.gov
EMI Training Point of Contact:
For additional information, contact the Mitigation
01) 447-1152 or by email at fema-
emi-mit@fema.dhs.gov.

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