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G-191 ICS / EOC Interface

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
Grand Island City Hall 100 East 1st Street Grand Island, NE 68802
Contact/Registrar: 
Jon Rosenlund 100 East 1st Street P.O. Box 1968 Grand Island, NE 68802 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com
Details: 

Overview: 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:

· IS0100.b

· IS0200.b

· IS0700.a

· IS0800.b

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ICS 400 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: 
Dakota City Fire Station 208 S.21st Street. Dakota City, NE 68731
Contact/Registrar: 
Kevin Garvin 402-254-6862 cedarem@hartel.net Allen Michel 308-279-1788 allen.michel@nebraska.gov
Details: 

Overview:

This course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS 300 courses.

Who should attend:

All Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Non governmental personnel should take ICS-400, including those persons who will serve as command or general staff in an ICS organization, select department heads with multi-agency coordination system responsibilities, area commanders, emergency managers, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center managers.

· No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.

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

There is no fee to attend this course.

· Class is limited to 30 students

Registration Deadline is June 15, 2018

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ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Event Date: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: 
Dakota City Fire Station 208 S. 21st Street Dakota City, NE 68731
Contact/Registrar: 
Kevin Garvin 402-254-6862 cedarem@hartel.net Allen Michel 308-279-1788 allen.michel@nebraska.gov
Details: 

Overview:

This course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and ICS 300 is a prerequisite for the ICS 400 course.

Who should attend:

All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/ Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel should take ICS-300, including those persons serving as command staff, section chiefs, strike team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group supervisors, branch directors, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff.

· No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.

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

There is no fee to attend this course.

· Class is limited to 30 students

Registration Deadline is June 15, 2018

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G-386 Mass Faltality

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:00 am to Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Morrill County Community Hospital 1313 S Street Bridgeport, NE 69336
Contact/Registrar: 
Tim Newman, Director Region 22 Emergency Management 1801 Avenue B Scottsbluff, NE 69361 office: 308-436-6689 cell: 308-765-2786 tnewman@scottsbluff.org
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Description

Course Goal

The Mass Fatality Incident Response course is designed to prepare response personnel and other responsible professionals to handle a mass fatalities incident effectively by properly caring for the dead and the living—both responders and survivors.

Course Objectives At the end of this course, the students should be able to:

  • Assess the local Mass Fatalities Annex to determine their jurisdictions’ preparedness for a mass fatalities incident.
  • Describe the critical operational activities: Notification, staging, search and recovery, morgue operations, media relations, and family assistance.
  • Explain how a Family Assistance Center is used to support families and to aid identification of the deceased.
  • Identify the requirements to ensure that the psychological needs of mass fatalities responders are addressed.

Medical Examiners/Coroners

Public Works Personnel

Funeral Directors

Members of the Clergy

Law Enforcement Personnel

The Salvation Army Personnel

Fire Department Personnel

American Red Cross Personnel

Emergency Medical Services Personnel

Forensic specialists

Emergency Planners

National Guard Members

Emergency Management Personnel

Transportation (railroads, etc.) Personnel

Public Officials

Other significant disaster workers

Media (Public Information Officers)

A maximum class size of 30 students is recommended for this course.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 25-31

March 16, 2017 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  —  Activities to promote preparedness during Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week (March 25-31) have been scheduled across the state as a way to encourage all Nebraskans to get ready for the hazardous weather conditions that can occur during the spring and summer months in Nebraska.

A proclamation by Gov. Pete Ricketts signed March 5, reminded Nebraskans that community preparedness can minimize the dangers, which the annual severe weather season presents, to the lives and property of Nebraskans.

G-290 Public Information Officer - Basic

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 8:30 am to Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 4:30 pm
Location: 
Prairie Winds Community Center 428 N. Main Street Bridgeport, NE 69336
Contact/Registrar: 
Tabi Prochazka Panhandle Public Health District 308-487-3600 tprochazka@pphd.org
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Overview:

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 the private and nongovernmental sectors.

The two-day course offers information on communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences and how to reach them. 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 the private and nongovernmental sectors.

· No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.

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

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L967 ICS All Hazards Specific Logistics Section Chief

Event Date: 
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 8:00 am to Friday, July 20, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Region 23 Office 250 Main Street Chadron, NE 69337
Contact/Registrar: 
Registrar/Course Contact: Nan Gould Phone: 308-432-2251 reg23ema@bbc.net
Details: 

Course Description
This course provides local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: responding to the incident and effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Logistics Section Chief on an AHIMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

Selection Criteria: NIMS ICS All-Hazards training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to Functional, Support, or Unit Leader positions on Type 3 or 4 AHIMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

Course Objectives
Demonstrate an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of a Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.

Mission Areas
Recovery
Mitigation
Respond

Prerequisites
Prerequisite Courses:
E0300
E0400
IS0100.b
IS0200.b
IS0700.a
IS0800.b

· No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.
  Students must attend all classes to receive the FEMA certificate

There is no fee to attend this course.

· Class is limited to 20 students

Registration Deadline is June 27, 2018

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

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 8:00 am to Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
City of Lincoln Municipal Services Center 901 West Bond Lincoln, NE 68521
Contact/Registrar: 
Roger Conrad 402-471-7175 roger.conrad@nebraska.gov
Details: 

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 encountering a variety of stimulus that is experienced in real world incidents. Course scenarios are based on the 15 national planning scenarios and address 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.
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