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Course Description

G-408 - Homeland Security Planning for Local Governments

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.



Selection Criteria:
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.

Prerequisites & Other Information:

Participants must bring a current copy of their EOP and a map of their jurisdiction to the training.

RequiredParticipants 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.




















No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 24.00
Provider: TDEM - Emergency Management Training
Sponsor: TDEM
Disciplines: Elected Official
Emergency Management
Fire Service
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Emergency Medical Service
Health Care
Public Works

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