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Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
AWR-136 - ESSENTIALS OF COMMUNITY CYBERSECURITY 01/29/2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Rowe Safety Complex 1518 Central Ave. Nebraska City, Ne 68410 Gregg Goebel Otoe Co. EMA 402-873-9588 6110@otoe.nacone.org

Class begins at 0800
AWR-136 provides participants with an introduction to concepts related to community cybersecurity. Participants will examine the different types of cyber attacks, how communities are vulnerable to cyber attacks and incidents, and what types of organizations are most likely to be targeted. This course will also introduce the participants to the Community Cyber Security Maturity Model and how to use the model to build a community cybersecurity program and their cyber resilience.

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MGT-384 COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS FOR CYBER INCIDENTS 01/29/2020 - 1:00pm to 01/30/2020 - 4:00pm Rowe Safety Complex 1518 Central Ave. Nebraska City, Ne 68410 Gregg Goebel Otoe Co. EMA 402-873-9588 6110@otoe.nacone.org

AWR-136 is a prerequisite for this course.

MGT 384, Community Preparedness for Cyber Incidents, is designed to provide organizations and communities with strategies and processes to increase cyber resilience. During this 12 hour course, participants will analyze cyber threats and initial and cascading impacts of cyber incidents, evaluate the process for developing a cyber preparedness program, examine the importance and challenges of cyber related information sharing and discover low to no cost resources to help build cyber resilience.

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ICS 400 02/01/2020 - 8:00am to 02/02/2020 - 4:30pm 1215 Grant, Imperial, NE To register contact Kathie Skeen at 308-345-4223 or by email at epc@swhealth.ne.gov

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

This 16 Hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. 

The class builds on the prerequisites:
· IS 100
· IS 200
· IS 700
· IS 800
· ICS 300

Who should attend:

 All Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Nongovernmental 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.

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L-973 All Hazards Finance/Administration Section Chief 02/04/2020 - 8:30am to 02/06/2020 - 5:00pm East Central District Health Department 4321 41st Avenue Columbus, NE 68601 Register with Michelle Evert Phone:402-352-7958 Email: mevert@colfaxne.com

Course Description: This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective FSC on an All Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: FSC duties 1) managing the Finance/Administration Section personnel and 2) managing the finances and administrative responsibilities during an incident. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge.
.Prerequisite:
• IS 100 – Introduction to the Incident Command System
• IS 200 – ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents
• ICS 300 – Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
• ICS 400 – Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff
• IS 700 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
• IS 800 – National Response Framework, An Introduction

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L-960 FEMA NIMS ALL-HAZARDS DIVISION / GROUP SUPERVISOR COURSE 02/05/2020 - 8:00am to 02/07/2020 - 5:00pm SCOTTSBLUFF PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING - EOC 1801 AVENUE B, SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361 TIM NEWMAN 308-436-6689 TNEWMAN@SCOTTSBLUFF.ORG

Course Overview:

This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, and capabilities of an effective DIVS on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: (1) responding to the incident and command needs of the incident, and (2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of Division or Group Supervisor on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their knowledge.

Prerequisites & Other Information:

IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System ICS-100
IS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction
G-300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (18 Hour Classroom)

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SERC LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE WORKSHOPS - Scottsbluff 02/06/2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm SCOTTSBLUFF February 6, 2020 University of Nebraska Panhandle Research & Extension Center, 4502 Ave I Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7177 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

 

SERC
LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE WORKSHOPS
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
 Emergency Managers
 LEPC Members
 Chemical Facility Owners/Operators
 Hazardous Material Operators
SCHEDULE
Morning Session
0800-1000: Emergency Management 101
1000-1200: Incident Command System Training
Break for lunch (on your own)
Afternoon Session
1300-1500: Site Security/Emergency Response Planning
1500-1700: Risk Assessment for Facilities
REGISTER AT
https://nema.nebraska.gov/operations/training-schedules

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SERC LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE WORKSHOPS - Grand Island 02/19/2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm GRAND ISLAND  February 19, 2020  Grand Island City Hall, 100 E. First St. Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7177 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

 

SERC
LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE WORKSHOPS
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
 Emergency Managers
 LEPC Members
 Chemical Facility Owners/Operators
 Hazardous Material Operators
SCHEDULE
Morning Session
0800-1000: Emergency Management 101
1000-1200: Incident Command System Training
Break for lunch (on your own)
Afternoon Session
1300-1500: Site Security/Emergency Response Planning
1500-1700: Risk Assessment for Facilities
REGISTER AT
https://nema.nebraska.gov/operations/training-schedules

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SERC LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE WORKSHOPS - Lincoln 02/20/2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm LINCOLN February 20, 2020 Southeast Community College Room 303, 301 South 68th St. Place Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7177 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

 

LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE WORKSHOPS
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
 Emergency Managers
 LEPC Members
 Chemical Facility Owners/Operators
 Hazardous Material Operators
SCHEDULE
Morning Session
0800-1000: Emergency Management 101
1000-1200: Incident Command System Training
Break for lunch (on your own)
Afternoon Session
1300-1500: Site Security/Emergency Response Planning
1500-1700: Risk Assessment for Facilities
REGISTER AT
https://nema.nebraska.gov/operations/training-schedules

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SERC LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE WORKSHOPS - North Platte 02/25/2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm NORTH PLATTE February 25, 2020 West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W State Farm Rd, North Platte Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7177 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

SERC
LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE WORKSHOPS
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
 Emergency Managers
 LEPC Members
 Chemical Facility Owners/Operators
 Hazardous Material Operators
SCHEDULE
Morning Session
0800-1000: Emergency Management 101
1000-1200: Incident Command System Training
Break for lunch (on your own)
Afternoon Session
1300-1500: Site Security/Emergency Response Planning
1500-1700: Risk Assessment for Facilities
REGISTER AT
https://nema.nebraska.gov/operations/training-schedules

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Modular Emergency Response Radiological Training (MERRTT) for First Responders 03/03/2020 - 8:00am to 03/04/2020 - 5:00pm Kearney Fire Department Training Facility 4300 Piper Avenue Kearney, NE 68847 Debra Robinson Phone: (402) 471-7408 debra.robinson@nebraska.gov

Overview:

MERRTT is a modular course that provide 16 modules and hands-on experiences that equips first and emergency responders with the fundamental knowledge for responding to transportation incidents involving radiological material and builds on training in existing hazardous materials curricula. MERRTT satisfies the training requirements outlined in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Land Withdrawal Act.

Who should attend:

NHIT, paid and volunteer firefighters, particularly those with responsibilities along the I-80 corridor, EMS, local emergency managers; owners/operators of facilities with responsibilities for transporting radioactive materials.
There is no fee to attend this course.
· Class Limit: 50
Registration Deadline is February 21, 2020

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Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response - New Mexico Tech 03/12/2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Nebraska Task Force One 901 West Bond St. / Suite #140 Lincoln, NE 68521 Alyssa Sanders Office Phone: (402) 471-7176 Email: alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

 

Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition,
and Response (HME) was developed by the New
Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New
Mexico Tech) and provides first responders with
the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively
prevent, interdict, and respond to an imminent
threat caused by HME laboratories and producers.
The course will focus on the various components
and manufacturing processes of homemade
explosives, response considerations when
encountering homemade explosives, enhancing
community situational awareness, and ensuring
appropriate personal protection.
Topics covered include but are not limited to:
 Basic explosive physical/chemical
properties and hazards
 Variables that influence explosive effects
 HME precursors
 Indicators of HME/IED manufacturing
 Distinguishing between a HME lab and a
clandestine drug lab
 HME scene safety and security
 Case studies of recent HME incidents
 Community awareness and education

Recommended Audience
 Emergency management
 Emergency medical services
 Fire service
 Law enforcement

For questions, please contact:
Name: Alyssa Sanders
Office Phone: (402) 471-7176
Email: alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

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G-235 EMERGENCY PLANNING - Bridgeport 03/18/2020 - 8:30am to 03/19/2020 - 4:30pm 21ST CENTURY EQUIPMENT TRAINING CENTER 705 MAIN STREET, BRIDGEPORT, NE 69336 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: TIM NEWMAN AT 308-436-6689 OR AT TNEWMAN@SCOTTSBLUFF.ORG

Course Description This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop the capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives, protect property and the environment threatened by disaster. Course Objectives  Describe how recent disasters have changed the way governments at all levels should plan.  Relate emergency planning to National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliance and integration.  Associate planning principles and concepts to the overall planning process.  Identify how the steps in the planning process can improve both deliberate and crisis action planning.  Implement the planning process model for future planning efforts.
The class is free. Click on the link above to register. Meals and Lodging are NOT provided.

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G-271 HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND FLOODING - Bridgeport 04/06/2020 - 8:30am to 04/07/2020 - 4:30pm 21ST CENTURY EQUIPMENT TRAINING CENTER 705 MAIN STREET, BRIDGEPORT, NE 69336 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: TIM NEWMAN AT 308-436-6689 OR AT TNEWMAN@SCOTTSBLUFF.ORG

 This course provides training for local and state Emergency Managers who respond to hazardous weather events, while promoting partnership and coordination between the National Weather Service (NWS) and Emergency Managers. The goal of this course is to enhance Emergency Managers' ability to recognize potentially hazardous weather and flooding situations so they are equipped to plan appropriately and to coordinate effective responses. Course Objectives - Analyze how the components of weather interact to create hazardous weather - Anticipate the impact of hazardous weather events to enhance Preparedness - Evaluate actions taken by Emergency Managers to prepare for and respond to actual hazardous weather events - Interpret information contained in NWS forecast and warning products and other weather resources - Assess your community's state of readiness for hazardous weather and flooding events - Evaluate the effectiveness of emergency response actions for a given scenario.

The class is free.

 Meals and Lodging are NOT provided.

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G-272 WARNING COORDINATION - Bridgeport 04/08/2020 - 8:30am to 04/09/2020 - 4:30pm 21ST CENTURY EQUIPMENT TRAINING CENTER 705 MAIN STREET, BRIDGEPORT, NE 69336 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: TIM NEWMAN AT 308-436-6689 OR AT TNEWMAN@SCOTTSBLUFF.ORG

Course Description This course is the latest in the hazardous weather series of courses produced in partnership with the National Weather Service (NWS). Every year, the United States experiences more severe weather than any other country in the world. In order to reduce deaths, injuries, and property losses, Emergency Managers must work closely with the NWS and the news media to provide effective warnings that can be received and understood by people at risk. This course is intended to help facilitate that process. Course topics include: The Social Dimensions of Warning Response; Developing Effective Warning Messages; Developing an Effective Community Warning Process; and Working with the News Media to Create a Weather Warning Partnership. In addition to lecture and discussion, the course includes case studies, exercises, and an opportunity for interaction with representatives of the local news media. Prerequisites & Other Information: • There are no Prerequisites for this course.
The class is free. Click on the link below to register.

Meals and Lodging are NOT provided.

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