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This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an overview of all field logistics functions and organizational relationships within logistics (roles, responsibilities, accountability). The student will gain a baseline knowledge of the standard practices for FEMA logistics operations from initial Presidential disaster declaration to close-out of FEMA field offices.
Course Objectives - to provide the participant with a baseline knowledge of FEMA field logistics operations.

This course is an orientation to FEMA Logistics. The six lessons will give you an understanding of the uniqueness and complexities of the FEMA Logistics mission. You will learn how FEMA Logistics prepares for, responds to, and sustains disaster relief efforts at the national, regional, and incident levels. At the end of this course, you will be able to identify: FEMA Headquarters Logistics preparations in support of the agency’s mission. FEMA Regional and Field Logistics preparedness, response, and recovery operations. FEMA Logistics branches within the Incident Command System (ICS) structure. Units within the branches and the roles and responsibilities within the units. The remainder of this lesson will introduce the course’s user interface, including navigational elements, resources, and functions available to you as you take each lesson.

As a bonus, this compilation includes Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies, A Reference Guide: a comprehensive book covering all aspects of terrorism and the threats posed by biological, chemical, and radiation agents. Planning For The Unthinkable: Preparation And Response In Public Health * Biological Agents * Chemical Agents * Radiation Emergencies * Terrorism And The Food Supply * Environmental Safety And Testing * The Role Of The Federal Government * Self-Care For Media * Range Of Public Reactions * Risk Communications During A Terrorist Attack Or Other Public Health Emergency * History Of Biological, Chemical, And Radiation Emergencies * Acronyms * Selected Web Sites * Epidemiology Glossary * Descriptions of Selected Sections of Acts Related to Public Health Emergencies * Family Disaster Planning—Five Steps to Safety * Disaster Supplies Kit * Personal Workplace Disaster Supplies Kit * Self-Monitoring Checklist * Reducing Stress and Renewing Energy * Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters.

This is a privately authored news service and educational publication of Progressive Management.

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