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Many of the following emergency preparedness training programs are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment.

Academic Emergency Management and Related Courses for the Higher Education Project

Find free college courses, textbooks, and materials.

Emergency Management for Schools Training

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS) sponsors Emergency Management for Schools trainings to provide support to school staff and administrators interested in enhancing their preparedness efforts.

Center for Domestic Preparedness

Provides hands-on specialized training to state and local emergency responders in the management and remediation of WMD incidents.

Emergency Management Institute

Improves the competencies of the U.S. officials at all levels of government to: prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the potential effects of all types of disasters and emergencies on the American people.

Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

A capabilities and performance-based exercise program, HSEEP provides a standardized methodology and terminology for exercise design, development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning.

National Domestic Preparedness Consortium

FEMA identifies, develop, tests, and delivers training to state and local emergency responders principally through this consortium.

National Incidence Management System (NIMS) Resource Center

This provides a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector in managing emergency incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity.

National Training and Education Division

Offers more than 150 courses to the first responder community to help build the critical skills needed to function effectively in mass consequence events. Instruction is offered at the awareness, performance, and management and planning levels.

Contact GIP Information Management Committee

Heather Sacks
Director, Planning & Administrative Affairs
Telephone: 202-862-6220