Skip to content
Department of Homeland Security Seal - Emergency Management Institute Logo
FEMA Internet Presense icon
YouTube icon
Twitter icon
Facebook icon
Take This Course
Take Final Exam
  • Take Final Exam Online
  • Please note that the IS Program does not accept the FEMA SID when completing your test. Please use your SSN as directed in the test form. Those individuals that do not wish to use their SSN may request an Alternate ID number
Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity

IS-394.A: Protecting Your Home or Small Business From Disaster

Course Date

10/31/2013*

*This course has been reviewed for doctrine related changes and therefore is dated October 31, 2013. We recommend that you review the contents of the course and look over the updated materials. If you have already passed the exam for this course, you are not required to complete the exam again in order to be current in your training by FEMA EMI records. If you choose to retake the exam, your completion certificate will reflect the date of your first completion, not the date that you retake it.

Course Overview

The Emergency Management Institute is pleased to announce the newly revised independent study course, IS-394.a Protecting your Home or Small Business from Disaster.  The course replaces IS-394 Mitigation for Homeowners.

Course Objectives:

The purpose of this course is to provide a foundation of knowledge that will enable participants to:

  • Describe different types of natural disasters

  • Describe hazards that pose a risk to their home or small business

  • Explain how protective measures can reduce or eliminate long-term risks to their home and personal property from hazards and their effects

  • Explain how protective measures for small businesses secure people, business property, and building structures and prevent business loss from a natural disaster

Primary Audience

The primary audience for IS-394.a, like its predecessor, is small business owners, homeowners, and individual citizens. It is presented in a non-technical format and includes protective measures that can reduce the negative consequences of disasters on homes or small businesses.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

1

Course Length:

10 hours