Community Crisis Response Teams

January 10, 2014

EMI Self-Training

Filed under: FEMA, training — padraic2112 @ 12:10 pm

FEMA’s EMI site.  The independent study program is accessible here.

In particular, these two courses would be a good place to start:

There is also an Introduction to ICS for federal employees, and numerous other courses available, with course materials.

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March 1, 2011

California’s DisasterVolunteers

Filed under: california, first responder, state government, training — padraic2112 @ 10:08 am

The State of California has made a number of strides towards preemptively engaging the citizenry prior to major disasters.  The DisasterVolunteers section of the California Volunteers site is a good jumping off point for Californians looking to become more involved.

In particular, you should look at the California Citizen Corps, the Community Emergency Response Teams program, and the Medical Reserve Corps (more information on all those here).

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