Friday, April 13, 2012

Events: April- Sept 2012. MCOG. Homeland Security & Public Safety

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

April 2012
Apr 24NCR Operations Center Coordinatinon Group10:00 AMCOG Board RoomNCR Operations Center Coordination Group
May 2012
May 7Colombian Connection08:00 AMPolice Training Subcommittee
May 306th Annual JFHQ/MDW - MWCOG Chaplains Training Day07:30 AMPublic Safety Chaplains
June 2012
Jun 14RICCS User Training - June 14, 201202:00 PMRoom 1RICCS User Training
September 2012
Sep 13RICCS User Training - September 13, 201202:00 PMRoom 1RICCS User Training
December 2012
Dec 13RICCS User Training - December 13, 201202:00 PMRoom 1RICCS User Training

April 2012. MEMA Training Opportunities

Storm Surge and the Sea, Lake, Overland, Surge from Hurricanes (SLOSH) Program - April 16, 2012 No cost [CG 7] 
Maryland Emergency Management Agency [SEOC] 5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive
Reisterstown , MD. 21136
4/16/2012 - 4/18/2012
Debris Management, Intro to the FEMA Public Assistance Program [CG 7]
Cranford Graves Fire Services Building 6820 Webster Street
Landover Hills , Maryland 20784
Social Networking for Disaster Response and Recovery [CG 7] 
Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 1300 Quince Orchard Blvd.
Gaithersburg , MD. 20878
Basic HURREVAC Course - April 17, 2012 - No cost [CG 7] 
Maryland Emergency Management Agency (SEOC) 5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive
Reisterstown , MD. 21136
4/18/2012 - 4/19/2012
PER 284: Crisis Leadership for Local Officials (FREE) ~ April 18 &19, 2012 [CG 7]
Best Western Westminster Hotel & Conference Center 451 WMC Drive
Westminster , MD. 21158
Coastal Community Resilience
Henry L. Hein Public Service Building, 7480 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd.
Glen Burnie , MD 21061
Advanced HURREVAC Course - April 18, 2012 No cost [CG 7]
Maryland Emergency Management Agency [SEOC] 5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive
Reisterstown , MD. 21136
NWS SKYWARN Basic and Advanced Storm Spotter Class
Kramer Center, 107 Powell Street,
Centreville , MD, 21617
Maryland CHART Highway Incident Training
Public Safety Building 6501 Coastal Highway 2nd Floor Training Room
Ocean City , Maryland 21842
4/24/2012 - 4/26/2012
COURSE FULL:L-146: Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Baltimore City (Free) April 24-26, 2012[CG 7] 
City of Baltimore
Public Safety Training Academy
3500 W. Northern Pkwy
ROOM 200
Baltimore , Maryland, 21215
Sisyphus Mass Casualty FSE
Joint Base Andrews
Joint Base Andrews , Maryland
Tornado Exercise
Caroline County , MD 

National Domestic Preparedness Consortium


As a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium, the NDPTC is a DHS/FEMA training partner dedicated to providing critical all-hazards training throughout the United States and its territories with an emphasis on natural hazards and island and coastal communities.
More about NDPTC

The NDPTC works collaboratively with numerous organizations and external agencies. In order to fulfill its goal of providing high-quality, up-to-date training on natural disasters, the NDPTC will continue to pursue opportunities to partner with State and Federal Agencies, Academic Institutions, Organizations, as well as other members of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) to leverage assets and expertise to efficiently develop and deliver relevant training.
APR 18, 2012
Coastal Community Resilience @ Glen Burnie, MD
APR 23, 2012
Tsunami Awareness @ Rincon, Puerto Rico

Evaluation of the FY 2011 Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Projects. Deadline June 11, 2012

Evaluation of the FY 2011 Bureau of Justice Assistance Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Projects

The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) recently released a solicitation for the Evaluation of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) FY 2011 Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Projects. The specific focus areas under this solicitation include:
  1. An evaluability assessment of eight adult offender reentry demonstration projects. (NIJ anticipates one award of up to $400,000.)
  2. A comprehensive evaluation of eight adult offender reentry demonstration projects. (NIJ anticipates one award of up to $3 million.)
States, local governments, federally-recognized Indian tribes, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, and certain qualified individuals are eligible to apply. Application titles should clearly indicate the focus area, and applicants may submit to either or both focus areas. The deadline for submitting an application is June 11, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

To download the solicitation, click here.

This is a National Reentry Resource Center Announcement. This announcement is funded in whole or in part through a grant (award number: 2010-MUBX-KO84) from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this announcement (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided). 

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CIVICIS World Assembly 2012: Youth Participation Bursaries

Deadline: 18 April 2012
All Countries
CIVICUS and Institut du Nouveau Monde are offering 15 bursaries to committed young people so they can take part in the CIVICUS World Assembly, which will be held from 3-7 September 2012, in Montreal, Canada...[more]

N-Peace Awards 2012 for women and men working for peace

Deadline: 10 May 2012
Select Countries
The N-Peace network - working to the leadership of women in conflict prevention, dispute resolution, reconstruction and peace building at the regional, national and community levels - is seeking nominations for the N-Peace Awards 2012...[more]

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