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EM: Roles in Local Government EM Operations

Aug 5, 2024 - Sep 2, 2024

$400 Enroll

Full course description

This course focuses on providing information about local government planning, infrastructure protection, private sector collaboration and liaison with state resources regarding local and regional disasters or terrorist attacks. Specific modules will include: study of coordination, aid and support components of the Emergency Operations Plan; locating and coordinating private sector resources; identifying and protecting infrastructures; and coordination with state and federal entities Topics addressed during this course will include:

1. The use of the incident command system as a planning template and response tool.
2. The key components in the State of Alabama Emergency Operations Plan that relate to local government coordination, mutual aid and incident support.
3.The effective coordination of private sector resources for local and regional support.
4. The identification and protection of local critical infrastructures.
5. An active case study and exercise related to a local disaster

Offered as part of the Emergency Management certificate program.