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The goal of this course is to introduce you to the fundamentals of emergency management. This course presents emergency management as an integrated system with resources and capabilities networked together to address all hazards. This is the first course in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute’s independent study Professional Development Series.
At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
This entry-level course is designed for individuals new to the field of emergency management or persons with a desire to understand the fundamentals of emergency management.
While there are no prerequisites for this course, it is recommended that persons taking this course also take IS-700.a (National Incident Management System, an Introduction) and IS-800.b (National Response Framework, an Introduction).