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Courses and Events

All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) SSC June 2022

Date(s)
06/21/2022 - 8:00am to 06/24/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Law Enforcement Center 701 W 29th South Sioux City, NE
Contact/Registrar
Applicants should submit the signed copy of the FEMA General Admissions Application Form (obtainable from course registrar) with scanned copies of all prerequisite Certificates of Completions, for IS/ICS prerequisite courses, to Deanna Hagberg at dhagberg@dakotacountyne.org, or (402) 987-2106.
Details

The All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) course trains emergency responders to serve as radio communications unit leaders during all-hazards emergency operations. COML responsibilities include developing plans to effectively use incident communications equipment and facilities, managing distribution of communications equipment to incident personnel, and coordinating the installation and testing of communications equipment.

This course provides DHS-approved and NIMS-compliant instruction with a goal of ensuring Federal agencies and State/Territory organizations have trained personnel capable of coordinating on-scene emergency communications during a multi-jurisdictional response or a planned event. CISA instructors are approved by DHS and have extensive experience both as emergency responders and as COMLs.

Class Prerequisites

A public safety communications background with exposure to field operations.

Basic knowledge of local communications and communications systems; frequencies and spectrum; technologies; local topography; system site locations including knowledge of state, regional, and local communication plans; and communications and resource contacts.

Completion of the following FEMA training courses:

IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100

IS-200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200

ICS-300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents,     NOTE:  (ICS-400 is recommended, but not required)

IS-700, An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

IS-800, National Response Framework, An Introduction 

Registration

Students must obtain a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number from the Center for Domestic Preparedness if they do not already have one.  To register for a SID, applicants should go to https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.  On the right of the screen, clicking on “Register for a FEMA SID” allows an applicant to register. Applicants will receive the SID via email.

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G-235 Emergency Planning - Kearney - July 2022

Date(s)
07/13/2022 - 8:00am to 07/14/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Buffalo County EOC 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details

Overview:
This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in develop-ing an effective emergency planning system. This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop your capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster.
Target Audience: All individuals involved in crisis and emergency management decision making.
Recommended Prerequisites:
• None
There is no registration fee for attending;
Class size is limited to 24 participants.

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L0105 Public Information Basics

Date(s)
07/19/2022 - 8:00am to 07/21/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Buffalo County Emergency Operations Center, 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, Nebraska
Contact/Registrar
Jodie Fawl, NEMA PIO, jodie.fawl@nebraska.gov (402) 471-7421
Details

L0105 Public Information Basics Kearney, Nebraska, July 19-21, 2022 

Overview

To equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time PIOs, including oral and written communications; understanding and working with the media; and basic tools and techniques to perform effectively as a PIO, both in the proactive/ advocacy times and crisis/emergency response.

Who should attend:

The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal territorial level of government and in the private and nongovernmental sectors.

Prerequisite:

IS-29 Public Information Officer Awareness

Here is the link

https://training.fema.gov/generaladmissionsapplication/staticforms/startapplication.aspx

Lunch will be provided.

Lodging on your own.

Student must attend all classes to receive the course certificate.

There is no fee to attend this course.

Class is limited to 25 students,

Registration Deadline is July 11, 2022

This class is sponsored by the South Central Planning, Exercise and Training Region.

When: July 19-21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Buffalo County Emergency Operations Center, 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, Nebraska

Register: NETC Online Admissions Application

Here is the link

  https://training.fema.gov/generaladmissionsapplication/staticforms/startapplication.aspx

Questions:

Jodie Fawl, NEMA PIO, jodie.fawl@nebraska.gov, (402) 471-7421

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Isotope Crossroads: Omaha

Date(s)
07/20/2022 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location
Embassy Suites - Omaha Downtown, 555 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68102
Contact/Registrar
Mike Schmitt, WMDC, FBI, mrschmitt@fbi.gov
Details

Isotope Crossroads: Omaha is a Radiological Transportation Security Tabletop Exercise (TTX) sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)/Office of Radiological Security (ORS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)/Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate (WMDD)/Nuclear and Radiological Countermeasures Unit (NRCU).

The purpose of the TTX is to promote information sharing, joint situational awareness, team building, and problem resolution in a crisis response situation with Federal, State, Local, and Tribal law enforcement and emergency response personnel, regulatory agencies, transportation companies, and radiological material production companies among others when dealing with a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) incident scenario involving Category 1 and 2 radiological materials in commercial transit.  Radiological materials and transportation routes through the Omaha Area of Responsibility (AOR), transportation companies, incident response procedures, and crisis communications will be discussed during this one-day, no-fault, discussion-based exercise.

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ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents - North Platte - July 2022

Date(s)
07/25/2022 - 8:00am to 07/27/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
UNL, West Central Research & Extension Center 402 West State Farm Road North Platte, NE 69101
Contact/Registrar
Joanna Le Moine Region 51 Emergency Management 308-532-7383 LeMoineJL@ci.north-platte.ne.us
Details

Course overview:
This 21 hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS.
The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and is a pre-requisite for the ICS 400 course.
Who should attend:
All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel to include 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.

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ICS 400 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff for Complex Incidents - North Platte - July 2022

Date(s)
07/28/2022 - 8:00am to 07/29/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
UNL, West Central Research & Extension Center 402 West State Farm Road North Platte, NE  69101
Contact/Registrar
Joanna Le Moine Region 51 Emergency Management 308-532-7383 LeMoineJL@ci.north-platte.ne.us
Details

This 16 Hour 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 & 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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ICS - 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents - Lincoln - August 2022

Date(s)
08/01/2022 - 8:00am to 08/03/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Penterman Armory, NENG Base 2400 NW 24th St, Lincoln, NE 68524
Contact/Registrar
Roger Conrad Exercise and Training Officer Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 N.W. 24th St. Lincoln, NE 68524-1801 CELL 531-530-7765 roger.conrad@nebraska.gov
Details

Course overview:
This 21 hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS.
The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and is a pre-requisite for the ICS 400 course.

Who should attend:
All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel to include 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.

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ICS - 400: Advanced ICS Command and General Staff for Complex Incidents - Lincoln - August 2022

Date(s)
08/04/2022 - 8:00am to 08/05/2022 - 8:30am
Location
Penterman Armory NENG Base 2400 NW 24th St, Lincoln, NE 68524
Contact/Registrar
Roger Conrad Exercise and Training Officer Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 N.W. 24th St. Lincoln, NE 68524-1801 CELL 531-530-7765 roger.conrad@nebraska.gov
Details

This 16 Hour 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 & 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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HAZMAT IQ Above the Line/Below the Line Training

Date(s)
08/08/2022 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Omaha Public Safety Training Center, 11616 Rainwood Rd, Omaha, NE 68142
Contact/Registrar
Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7176 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov
Details

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Developed by responders, for responders, this is the foundational, patented system that started it all – This one-day class, taught in a straight forward easy to understand methodology, takes the typically complex world of Hazardous materials and simplifies it for street level< responder. Each participant receives a set of laminated Above the Line/Below© charts which allows them to efficiently size-up any chemical in minutes, determining the hazards, meters and PPE required.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
The HazMatIQ 4 – step system consists of:
Step 1) Revolutionary 10 – second “Above the line – Below the line” chemical size-up.
Step 2) Verifying/adjusting initial size-up using HMIQ Charts and a reference source.
Step 3) Choosing the appropriate meter(s) and protective equipment
Step 4) Operating safely in the hot zone based on mission

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To register, email Alyssa Sanders at alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

HAZMAT IQ Above the Line/Below the Line Training

Date(s)
08/09/2022 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Columbus Fire Department, 4630 Howard Blvd, Columbus, NE 68601
Contact/Registrar
Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7176 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov
Details

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Developed by responders, for responders, this is the foundational, patented system that started it all – This one-day class, taught in a straight forward easy to understand methodology, takes the typically complex world of Hazardous materials and simplifies it for street level< responder. Each participant receives a set of laminated Above the Line/Below© charts which allows them to efficiently size-up any chemical in minutes, determining the hazards, meters and PPE required.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
The HazMatIQ 4 – step system consists of:
Step 1) Revolutionary 10 – second “Above the line – Below the line” chemical size-up.
Step 2) Verifying/adjusting initial size-up using HMIQ Charts and a reference source.
Step 3) Choosing the appropriate meter(s) and protective equipment
Step 4) Operating safely in the hot zone based on mission

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To register, email Alyssa Sanders at alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

HAZMAT IQ Above the Line/Below the Line Training

Date(s)
08/10/2022 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
North Platte Fire Department, 715 South Jeffers Street, North Platte, NE 69101
Contact/Registrar
Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7176 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov
Details

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Developed by responders, for responders, this is the foundational, patented system that started it all – This one-day class, taught in a straight forward easy to understand methodology, takes the typically complex world of Hazardous materials and simplifies it for street level< responder. Each participant receives a set of laminated Above the Line/Below© charts which allows them to efficiently size-up any chemical in minutes, determining the hazards, meters and PPE required.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
The HazMatIQ 4 – step system consists of:
Step 1) Revolutionary 10 – second “Above the line – Below the line” chemical size-up.
Step 2) Verifying/adjusting initial size-up using HMIQ Charts and a reference source.
Step 3) Choosing the appropriate meter(s) and protective equipment
Step 4) Operating safely in the hot zone based on mission

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To register, email Alyssa Sanders at alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

L0105 Public Information Basics - Dakota City - Aug 2022

Date(s)
08/10/2022 - 8:00am to 08/12/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Dakota City Firehall 208 S. 21st St. Dakota City, Nebraska
Contact/Registrar
Jodie Fawl, NEMA PIO jodie.fawl@nebraska.gov (402) 471-7421
Details

Overview
To equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time PIOs, including oral and written communications; understanding and working with the media; and basic tools and techniques to perform effectively as a PIO, both in the proactive/advocacy times and crisis/emergency response.

Who should attend:
The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal territorial level of government and in the private and nongovernmental sectors.
• Prerequisite:
IS-29 Public Information Officer Awareness

• Lunch and lodging on your own.
• Student must attend all classes to receive the course certificate.

There is no fee to attend this course.

Class is limited to 25 students,

Registration Deadline is August 2, 2022

Class is sponsored by the Northeast Planning, Exercise and Training Region.

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G-386 Mass Fatalities - Kearney - Aug 2022

Date(s)
08/17/2022 - 8:00am to 08/18/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Buffalo County EOC 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details

Overview:
This 2-day course prepares State and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. This course covers incident management, mass fatalities, planning before and operations during an incident, establishing the morgue, family assistance support operations, and assistance from the Federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise.

Target Audience: The course is designed for a wide audience, encompassing the range of personnel with a role to play in mass fatality incidents. Coroners, medical examiners, funeral directors, heads of first response agencies (fire, police, EMS, etc.), planners, and emergency management coordinators will benefit from this course.

Recommended Prerequisites:
• IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System,
• IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources
• IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
• IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction;

There is no registration fee for attending;
Lodging, Meals, Per Diem and all other travel expenses are the responsibility of the student or the parent organization.
Class size is limited to 24 participants

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ICS - 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents - Grand Island - Sept - 2022

Date(s)
09/20/2022 - 8:30am to 09/22/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Grand Island - Hall County Emergency Mgt. 1210 N. North Rd. Grand Island, NE 68803
Contact/Registrar
Jon Rosenlund 1210 N. North Rd. Grand Island, NE 68803 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com
Details

ICS—300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
This 20 hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisite IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and 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.

  • There is no fee to attend this course.
  • Class is limited to 30 students
  • No lodging is provided during this course.
  • Lunch to be provided.
  • Deadline is September 13, 2022
  • Space is limited to 30 students. Registrations will be accepted in the order they are received.

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ICS 400 - Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - Grand Island - Oct 2022

Date(s)
10/12/2022 - 8:30am to 10/13/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Contact/Registrar
Jon Rosenlund 1210 N. North Rd. Grand Island, NE 68803 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com
Details

ICS—300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
This 20 hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisite IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and 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.

  • There is no fee to attend this course.
  • Class is limited to 30 students
  • No lodging is provided during this course.
  • Lunch to be provided.
  • Deadline is September 13, 2022
  • Space is limited to 30 students. Registrations will be accepted in the order they are received.

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G-358 Evacuation and Re-entry - Kearney - Oct 2022

Date(s)
10/26/2022 - 8:00am to 10/27/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Buffalo County EOC 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details

Overview:
This 12-hour course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an evacuation and re-entry plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community’s vulnerability analysis and evacuation plan. It also addresses evacua-tion behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more effi-cient. This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter.

Target Audience: The persons responsible for planning, implementing, and carrying out evacuations within a jurisdiction. This includes, but is not limited to, state and local government emergency program managers, emergency planners, and response personnel.

Recommended Prerequisites:
• IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System,
• IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources
• IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
• IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction;

There is no registration fee for attending;
Lodging, Meals, Per Diem and all other travel expenses are the responsibility of the student or the parent organization.
Class size is limited to 24 participants.

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G-191 ICS/EOC Interface - Grand Island - Nov 2022

Date(s)
11/17/2022 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Location
GI-Hall Emergency Mgt. 1210 N. North Road Grand Island, NE 68803
Contact/Registrar
Jon Rosenlund 1210 N. North Road Grand Island, NE 68803 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com
Details

Target Audience:
This course is targeted for personnel associate with the on-scene incident command, EOCs, and other Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Entities.

  • There is no fee to attend this course.
  • Class is limited to 30 students
  • No Lodging is provided during this course.
  • Lunch break to be provided.
  • Deadline is November 10, 2022

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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