Friday, November 1, 2013

Training Opportunity: DHS\FEMA. IS-2900 NDRF Overview

IS-2900 National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) Overview

Date: Course is now available online. 

Course Length: 
The overall time to complete the course will vary for each individual. IS-2900 takes approximately 120 minutes. 
 Course Description: 
This course is an introduction to NDRF, the new national framework for efficient and timely disaster recovery operations. It describes the NDRF, gives examples of its use in recent disasters, explains the roles various stakeholders from the whole community have in recovery following a disaster, and outlines the assistance available to local communities and their partners. The course uses videos and examples to show how recovery operates within the NDRF. 
 Course Goal: 
Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to: 
  1. Describe why the NDRF was developed and its purpose. 
  2. Identify NDRF's Core Recovery Principles. 
  3. List factors for achieving a successful disaster recovery. 
  4. State the roles and responsibilities of recovery coordinators and other stakeholders. 
  5. Identify the Recovery Support Functions (RSFs) that comprise the NDRF's coordinating structure for key functional areas of assistance. 

  To Apply: 

FEMA employees with access to the FEMA Network can access the course via the FEMA Employee Knowledge Center (FEKC) on the FEMA Intranet at 
For further enrollment information, FEKC users may contact the FEKC System Administrator via email at or call (301) 447-1512, or toll free at: 1-800-238-3358, extension 1512. 
This course is available on the FEMA Internet at   When you have 
completed the course, you may take the online test, fill out the student information and submit the test for scoring. FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study (IS) office will notify you via email of the results. If you successfully complete the test, a link will be included in the email for you to access and print your course certificate

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