This course teaches participants to evaluate, revise, or develop a homeland security appendix to their jurisdiction’s existing Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). The course addresses such key issues as vulnerability analysis and command and control for homeland security events. In keeping with recommendations of the Gilmore Commission, this course builds on existing emergency response systems as articulated by the local EOP.
This course supplements EMI’s Emergency Planning Workshop.
Local Emergency Planning Teams that include one person from: emergency management; public works; law enforcement; fire service; public health/medical service.
While this course targets local governments, State personnel involved with assisting local planners are encouraged to apply.
Participants must bring a current copy of their EOP and a map of their jurisdiction to the training.
Required—Participants should have a working knowledge of emergency planning (as articulated in FEMA’s Guide for All-Hazard Emergency Operations Planning), the Incident Command System, and/or EOC operations.