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Training Bulletin - FY2017 Comm Spec IEMC Recruitment Application Process Changes
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1199 - Training Bulletin - FY2017 Comm Spec IEMC Recruitment Application Process Changes - 10-30-2015
Each year, state, local, tribal, territorial and specialized jurisdictions throughout the United States can apply to EMI to conduct a community-specific IEMC.
IEMCs are exercise-based training courses that place jurisdictions’ emergency operations center (EOC) personnel in realistic crisis situations within a structured learning environment. The jurisdiction selects the hazard(s) and the Core Capabilities it wishes to include in both the plenary and exercise components of the course to reflect the hazards or events facing the jurisdiction, the type of EOC used by the jurisdiction, and the organizations included in the jurisdictional emergency plans. Data reported in the applicable State Preparedness Report and the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment should be used as a basis for the request. Read more in Training Bulletin 1199
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