This course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Mitigation Framework. The goal of this course is to familiarize participants with the National Mitigation Framework, which outlines how the nation can expand its commitment to mitigation and strengthen resilience.
At the end of this course, the participants will be able to describe how the National Mitigation Framework is applied to meet the challenge of building a society that is robust, adaptable and has the capacity for rapid recovery.
At the end of the lessons, participants will be able to describe:
- The purpose, scope, organization, and underlying doctrine of the National Mitigation Framework.
- The roles and responsibilities of Mitigation partners.
- The core capabilities for Mitigation and actions required to deliver those capabilities.
- The coordinating structures used to support Mitigation.
This course is intended for government executives, private-sector and nongovernmental organization (NGO) leaders, and emergency management practitioners. This includes senior elected and appointed leaders, such as Federal department or agency heads, State Governors, mayors, tribal leaders, and city or county officials – those who have a responsibility to provide for effective mitigation.