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L-954 FEMA ALL HAZARD SAFETY OFFICER

Event Date: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 8:00 am to Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Wayne Fire Station 510 Tomar Drive Wayne, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Kevin Garvin (402) 254-6862 cedarem@hartel.net
Details: 

The Northeast Planning, Exercise and Training (PET) Region is please to offer this FREE training. 

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate, through exercises and a final exam, an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Safety Officer on an All- Hazards Incident Management Team 
  • Identify the course objective and position-specific resource materials for the position of Safety Officer
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Safety Officer in assuming the position and creating an attitude of safety on an incident
  • Identify the information that the Safety Officer must obtain when beginning work on an incident and potential sources for obtaining that information
  • Understand the distinction between a hazard and a safety risk, and identify situations and actions that are of high importance to the Safety Officer
  • Describe several techniques that can be used to prioritize hazards for mitigation, as well as several types of mitigation and accident prevention
  • Understand the purpose, components, and use of ICS Form 215A - Incident Action Plan Safety Analysis
  • Understand and complete the ICS Form 208 HM - Site Safety and Control Plan
  • Use multiple methods of communicating safety risks and mitigations through the Incident Safety Plan, Assistant Safety Officers, Safety Messages, and briefings
  • Discuss the Safety Officer’s interactions with the Logistics Section (and its various sub-units) to ensure that personnel needs are safely met
  • Identify unsafe actions and situations potentially undertaken by incident personnel while working on the incident, how to prevent those safety risks, and how to stop unsafe operations
  • Describe the Safety Officer’s responsibility in dealing with accidents and special situations on an incident
  • Describe the Safety Officer’s role in ensuring safety and disbanding the Safety Unit during incident demobilization and closeout  

Prerequisites for the class:
IS-100
IS-200
IS-700
IS-800
ICS-300
ICS-400

Class is limited to 30 students

Meals and Lodging are on your own. 

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Planning for Disaster Recovery Webinar Series

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Location: 
WEBINAR
Contact/Registrar: 
Molly Bargmann 402-471-7182 molly.bargmann@nebraska.gov
Details: 

This FREE 3- part webinar series will deepen the knowledge and skills of participants who work and deal with the disaster recovery process. This series will be of value to those entities who wish to deepen their understanding of the disaster recovery process, disaster recovery program requirements, and how to better prepare for disaster recovery BEFORE a disaster strikes. Attendees could include: local elected officials, county emergency managers, highway superintendents, city administrators, city/county clerks, city/county treasurers.

Webinar 3

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
1030-1130 hours

BLUE SKY DAY

Understanding how to prepare TODAY

  • Explore how to modify current processes to include FEMA approved methods
  • Examine current procurement procedures for compliance
  • Register for New Grants Portal System 

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You will receive an email with a link to access the webinar prior to April 25th. 

Planning for Disaster Recovery Webinar Series

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Location: 
WEBINAR
Contact/Registrar: 
Molly Bargmann 402-471-7182 molly.bargmann@nebraska.gov
Details: 

This FREE 3- part webinar series will deepen the knowledge and skills of participants who work and deal with the disaster recovery process. This series will be of value to those entities who wish to deepen their understanding of the disaster recovery process, disaster recovery program requirements, and how to better prepare for disaster recovery BEFORE a disaster strikes. Attendees could include: local elected officials, county emergency managers, highway superintendents, city administrators, city/county clerks, city/county treasurers.

Webinar 2

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
1030-1130 hours

DISASTER STRIKES

Understanding what to do during a disaster

  • Discover how to track costs and document damages
  • Learn what is included in the Federal Disaster Declaration process 

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You will receive an email with a link to access the webinar prior to April 18th. 

Planning for Disaster Recovery Webinar Series

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Location: 
WEBINAR
Contact/Registrar: 
Molly Bargmann 402-471-7182 molly.bargmann@nebraska.gov
Details: 

This FREE 3- part webinar series will deepen the knowledge and skills of participants who work and deal with the disaster recovery process. This series will be of value to those entities who wish to deepen their understanding of the disaster recovery process, disaster recovery program requirements, and how to better prepare for disaster recovery BEFORE a disaster strikes. Attendees could include: local elected officials, county emergency managers, highway superintendents, city administrators, city/county clerks, city/county treasurers.

Webinar 1

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
1030-1130 hours 

RECOVERY 101

Understanding FEMA/NEMA Recovery Programs

  • Recovery Lifeycle and Process
  • FEMA Public Assistance Program/Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs
  • FEMA New Delivery Model

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Gov. Ricketts Highlights Nebraska’s Relief Efforts following Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

LINCOLN - Today, Governor Pete Ricketts highlighted the significant relief delivered by state agencies under the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC).  Newly-released statistics from the National Emergency Management Association show that 15,186 personnel nationwide deployed to support hurricane response in 2017.  Nebraska supported the responses in Texas, Florida, and the U.S. Virgin Islands by providing 197 personnel, which was the highest number of deployments from any of the surrounding states.

 

G-775 EOC Management and Operations

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 8:00 am to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Dakota City Fire Department 208 S 21st Street Dakota City, Nebraska 68731
Contact/Registrar: 
Roger Conrad Phone: 402-471-7175 E-mail: roger.conrad@nebraska.gov
Details: 

G-775 Emergency Operations Center Management and Operations

This course explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and their relationships as components of a Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS). The course contains disaster-related examples, activities, and case studies that relate to EOCs and MACS at the Federal, state, and local levels of government.

Questions contact:

Roger Conrad
Phone: 402-471-7175
E-mail: roger.conrad@nebraska.gov

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ICS 402 - Incident Command System Summary for Executives

Event Date: 
Monday, March 19, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
WNCC Sidney Campus 371 College Drive Sidney, Ne. 69162
Contact/Registrar: 
Register: Region 21 Emergency Management Office Phone: 308-254-7003 Cell Phone: 308-249-1310 region21em@region21.net
Details: 

Purpose: The purpose of this presentation is to familiarize Executives/Senior Officials (elected officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) with incident Command System (ICS) principles and their role in supporting incident management. Additional courses are available to learn more about ICS.
Courses and experience are required to qualify to serve in the Command and General Staff. Resource center links are provided at the end of this course.

Target Audience: Executives/Senior Officials (elected officials, city/county managers, agency  administrators, etc.)

Cost:   Free

Location:  WNCC Sidney Campus 371 College Drive Sidney, Ne.69162

Date:      Monday, March 19th, 2018  

Registration Deadline: March 14th

REGISTRATION: Select an option ~
Option 1:   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
                    Or
Option 2:   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Register: Region 21 Emergency Management
Office Phone: 308-254-7003
Cell Phone: 308-249-1310
region21em@region21.net
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L-967 - All Hazards Logistics Section Chief Course

Event Date: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 8:00 am to Friday, March 2, 2018 - 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: 

This course provides local- and state-level emergency respond-ers with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabil-ities of an effective Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Man-agement Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: re-sponding to the incident and effectively fulfilling the position responsibili-ties of a Logistics Section Chief on an AHIMT. Exercises, simulations, discus-sions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

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ICS - 400: Advanced ICS Command and General Staff for Complex Incidents

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 8:00 am to Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 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: 

This course provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of ICS. This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100 through ICS-300.
ICS 300 is a required prerequisite.

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