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Jul 6th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  Disaster 101 Course--Claiborne Co. Port Gibson, MS
Disaster 101
Time 9:00 am until 12:00 Noon
Location Claiborne Co.EMA Office
2033 Hwy. 18 East
Port Gibson MS 39150

COURSE DESCRIPTION: To provide the local EMA Office and County/City Response Personnel with an overview of the skills and information they need to respond to an emergency or disaster in their jurisdiction.
Sections covered in the course:
• NIMS Compliance Requirements
• Emergency Management Law
• Local Response to a Disaster/Emergency
• Local Recovery from a Disaster/Emergency

TARGET AUDIENCE: Emergency Management personal, city and county personnel and first responders.

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application or FEMA Training Application 119-25 with SID#, attach prerequisites and email application to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or fax your application to 601-933-6815, Attn: Jesse Murphree.
Visit http://www.msema.org.php53-4.dfw1-2.websitetestlink.com/training/and click on 2017 Course Catalog and Training Schedule
Jul 11th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Procurement Under FEMA Awards
Leflore Co. Civic Center 200 MS Hwy 7 Greenwood, MS 38930
Loretta Thorpe 601-933-6370 or lthorpe@mema.ms.gov.
Jul 12th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  G364 Multi Hazard Planning for Schools-Hancock County
This course provides schools with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to refine or develop an all hazards school Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).

The course is designed for school administrators, principals, assistant principals, risk managers, school safety coordinators, transportation and food service coordinators, facility/building
mangers/engineers, nurses, school counselors, public information officers, teachers, local
emergency managers, and first responders (law enforcement, fire, etc.) who are interested in
emergency planning. Please bring your school or district Emergency Operations Plan to the course

To register for this course visit the MEMA website at https://my.msema.org. Any questions please contact Training Officer Shawn Wise at (601)674-4603 or email at swise@mema.ms.gov
Jul 12th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G364 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
This course provides schools with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to refine or develop an all-hazards school Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and to identify how to train and exercise the school EOP. This course follows the guidance set forth in the FEMA Comprehensive Preparedness Guide, CPG-101, for developing an EOP and explains how to utilize the National Incident Management System as the foundation for planning and building partnerships with outside agencies such as Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Management. In an optional exercise day, this course provides participants with an opportunity to conduct and design a tabletop exercise using Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines.
Prerequisites: Required Prerequisite: School EOP Recommended Prerequisites: Completion of IS-0100. SCa (or IS-0100.SC or IS-0100.b), Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100) for Schools; and IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction
Course Location: DeSoto County, Location to be announced
Jul 12th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Procurement Under FEMA Awards
MEMA 1 MEMA Drive Pearl, MS 39208 Room 110A/B
Loretta Thorpe 601-933-6370 or lthorpe@mema.ms.gov.
Jul 13th, 2017 (Thu)
8:00 AM - 5:00 AM
  Tornado Awareness Class
Tornado Awareness Course
Location: TBA-Yazoo Co., Yazoo MS

Status: FEMA Certified Description:
Tornadoes can strike anywhere in the United States with little or no warning and are capable of causing significant loss of life and billions of dollars in damages. It is important that every community be prepared by understanding tornadoes and the associated dangers.

This awareness level course helps participants to better understand the basics of tornado science, the weather forecasting process, and the tornado warning process. Participants will also be better able to implement safety measures for themselves, their families and their organizations in preparation for tornado season.

Course Modules include:
•Science of Tornadoes
•Weather Forecast Process
•Tornado Warning Process
•Tornado Safety
Target Audience:
•Emergency Management
•Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
•Law Enforcement
•Fire Services (FS)
•Citizen/Community Volunteer
•General Public
•Governmental Administrative (GA)
•Private Sector/Corporate Security and Safety
•Public Utilities
•Public Works

•Other
Course Level: Awareness Prerequisites:
None.
Requirements:
N/A

To Register: https://ndptc.hawaii.edu/training/delivery/1805/
For Registration Assistance: Amanda Bates-batesa@hawaii.edu--808-775-5236
Jul 13th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G364 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
This course provides schools with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to refine or develop an all-hazards school Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and to identify how to train and exercise the school EOP. This course follows the guidance set forth in the FEMA Comprehensive Preparedness Guide, CPG-101, for developing an EOP and explains how to utilize the National Incident Management System as the foundation for planning and building partnerships with outside agencies such as Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Management. In an optional exercise day, this course provides participants with an opportunity to conduct and design a tabletop exercise using Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines.
Prerequisites: Required Prerequisite: School EOP Recommended Prerequisites: Completion of IS-0100. SCa (or IS-0100.SC or IS-0100.b), Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100) for Schools; and IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction
Course Location: Panola County, Location to be announced
Jul 13th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Procurement Under FEMA Awards
Harrison Co. EOC 1801 23rd Avenue Gulfport, MS 39502
Loretta Thorpe 601-933-6370 or lthorpe@mema.ms.gov.
Jul 18th, 2017 (Tue) -- Jul 19th, 2017 (Wed)
  FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by MS Office of Homeland Security
FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security

Class, lodging, and meals are supported by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security(MOHS) Grant Funding. Any questions or needing additional information, please call 601-933-2126 or email lfosselman@gmail.com

Terrorism Response Tactics - ALERRT ACTIVE SHOOTER Level 1
Course Description: This dynamic course of instruction is designed to prepare the first responder to isolate, distract, and neutralize an active shooter. The course curriculum includes weapon manipulation, threshold evaluation, concepts and principles of team movement (including solo officer strategies), setting up for room entry and room entry techniques, approach and breaching the crisis site, follow-on responder tactics, improvised explosive devices (IED's), and post-engagement priorities of work. The course will culminate with dynamic “force-on-force” scenarios.

Required Equipment: Good attitude, open mind, pen and paper, duty gear, body armor, groin protection, and appropriate clothing for "force-on-force" training (i.e. long sleeve shirt, gloves, etc. ). Head, eye, and throat protection will be provided by ALERRT.

Course Length: 2 days/16 hours Prerequisites: Certified Police Officer
Jul 18th, 2017 (Tue) -- Jul 19th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G-291-JIC Course--MEMA-Pearl MS
G291 Joint Information System/Center Planning for
Tribal, State, and Local Public Information Officers

Location: MEMA-Pearl MS.

Course Overview

This course will build on the solo Public Information Officer (PIO) competencies gained in G290, Basic Public Information Officers Course, applying those skills in an expanding incident where coordination is enhanced through activation of a Joint Information System (JIS) and establishment of a Joint Information Center (JIC). This training will equip PIOs with the skills needed to establish and operate in a JIS/JIC. Participants will also gain a working knowledge of operational practices for performing PIO duties within the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Multi-Agency Coordination System. The course will demonstrate how JIC concepts are applied in a flexible and scalable manner at the local level.

This training will:

•Equip PIOs with the skills needed to establish and operate a JIS/JIC

•Impart a working knowledge of operational practices for performing PIO duties within the NIMS Multiagency Coordination System

This course is an instructor-led training that supports learning through discussion, lecture, and active participation in exercises that provides a realistic, scenario-driven approach to mastering the skills required of a PIO.

Specific Course Topics

•Explain the importance of coordinating messages in a multi-agency environment

•Describe and differentiate between the JIS and the JIC

•Apply the strategic communications process to managing information in a JIC

•Assess current management practices and capabilities to organize and lead a local JIC

•Identify organizational structures and resources to facilitate operations with state and Federal JIC partners

•Given a scenario, organize and lead a JIC

Target Audience

The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the state, local, tribal, or territorial level of government.
Jul 25th, 2017 (Tue) -- Jul 26th, 2017 (Wed)
  FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by MS Office of Homeland Security
FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security

Class, lodging, and meals are supported by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security(MOHS) Grant Funding. Any questions or needing additional information, please call 601-933-2126 or email lfosselman@gmail.com

Terrorism Response Tactics - ALERRT ACTIVE SHOOTER Level 1
Course Description: This dynamic course of instruction is designed to prepare the first responder to isolate, distract, and neutralize an active shooter. The course curriculum includes weapon manipulation, threshold evaluation, concepts and principles of team movement (including solo officer strategies), setting up for room entry and room entry techniques, approach and breaching the crisis site, follow-on responder tactics, improvised explosive devices (IED's), and post-engagement priorities of work. The course will culminate with dynamic “force-on-force” scenarios.

Required Equipment: Good attitude, open mind, pen and paper, duty gear, body armor, groin protection, and appropriate clothing for "force-on-force" training (i.e. long sleeve shirt, gloves, etc. ). Head, eye, and throat protection will be provided by ALERRT.

Course Length: 2 days/16 hours Prerequisites: Certified Police Officer
Jul 25th, 2017 (Tue) -- Jul 27th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  MGT-346 EOC Operations and Planning for All-Hazards Events-MEMA SEOC
Course Name: MGT-346 EOC Operations and Planning for All-Hazards Events

Course Date: July 25th –July 27th, 2016 (Three days)

Course Time: 0900-1630

Course Location: Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
State Emergency Operations Center
1 MEMA Drive
Pearl, MS 39208 (Rankin County)

Course Description: The EOC course offers participants insight into, and practical experience with, emergency management and decision-making skills necessary to effectively manage an EOC and the overall response to a large-scale Type 3 or 2 and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)/terrorism incident or all-hazard event utilizing the MACS. The EOC course is 24 hours in length, with decision-based exercises comprising 8 of the 24 hours. This course will develop and reinforce emergency management, situational awareness, information management, resource management, and decision-making skills for course participants. The course adapts existing emergency management [National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS)] procedures to the unique requirements of EOC operations.
Recommended Prerequisites: IS 701 National Incident Management System Multi-Agency Coordination System and IS 775 Role of the Emergency Operations Center in Community Preparedness, Response and Recovery.

Target Audience: Emergency Management personnel and Responders, Supervisors and Managers from the following disciplines: Fire Service, Emergency Medical Services, Hazardous materials, Law enforcement. Public health, Public works, Non-governmental Organizations, Private Sector and military.

Course Size: Maximum of 40 participants and minimum of 32 participants
Jul 25th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 4:30 AM
  G364: Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools - Lowndes County
This course provides schools with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to refine or develop an all-hazards school Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and to identify how to train and exercise the school EOP. This course follows the guidance set forth in the FEMA Comprehensive Preparedness Guide, CPG-101, for developing an EOP and explains how to utilize the National Incident Management System as the foundation for planning and building partnerships with outside agencies such as Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Management.

Required Prerequisite: School EOP Recommended Prerequisites: Completion of IS-0100. SCa (or IS-0100.SC or IS-0100.b), Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100) for Schools; and IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction

TARGET AUDIENCE: Principals, Assistant Principals, Risk Managers, School Board members, School Safety Coordinators, Transportation and Food Service Coordinators, Facility Managers/Building Engineers, Nurses, Counselors, Public Information Officers, Teachers, and local First Responders.

Contact Kamika Durr at (601) 933-6360 or email at kalker@mema.ms.gov. for class registration.
Jul 26th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 AM
  G557: Rapid Needs Assessment - Sunflower
This course provides information and resources that will enable participants to plan an effective Damage Assessment Program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives, protect property and the environment, and begin the process of Recovery and Mitigation.

Prerequisites: IS-100.b; IS-200.b; IS-700.a; IS-800.b; IS-120.a; IS-130

LOCATION:
1127 Hwy 49
Indianola, MS 38751

Contact Kamika Durr at (601) 933-6360 or email at kwalker@mema.ms.gov for class registration.
Jul 26th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G364 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
This course provides schools with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to refine or develop an all-hazards school Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and to identify how to train and exercise the school EOP. This course follows the guidance set forth in the FEMA Comprehensive Preparedness Guide, CPG-101, for developing an EOP and explains how to utilize the National Incident Management System as the foundation for planning and building partnerships with outside agencies such as Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Management. In an optional exercise day, this course provides participants with an opportunity to conduct and design a tabletop exercise using Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines.
Prerequisites: Required Prerequisite: School EOP Recommended Prerequisites: Completion of IS-0100. SCa (or IS-0100.SC or IS-0100.b), Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100) for Schools; and IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction
Course Location: Prentiss County, location to be announced
Jul 29th, 2017 (Sat)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  G557 Rapid Needs Assesment- Hancock County-Hancock County (Weekend Class)
This course provides information and resources that will enable participants
to plan an effective Damage Assessment Program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives, protect property and the environment, and begin the process of Recovery and Mitigation.

Target Audience: Local officials who are responsible for assessing, collecting, and reporting
damages during and after any event that causes damage of private, public, and critical infrastructure

Prerequisites: IS-0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100; IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction; IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction; IS-0120.a, An Introduction to
Exercises; and IS-0130, Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning

To register for this course visit the MEMA website at https://my.msema.org. Any questions please contact Training Officer Shawn Wise at (601)674-4603 or email at swise@mema.ms.gov