The Mitigation Curriculum provides training for Federal, State, local, and tribal governments that are working to eliminate or reduce the long-term risk to human life and property posed by earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, dam failures, landslides, hurricanes, and other natural hazards.
FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study Curriculum
The current Preparedness and Technology menu of resident courses focuses on radiological hazards, terrorism, and hazardous materials. Resident courses include those specific to the Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) program and those generic to any radiological hazard.
In most communities, the strength of the emergency management system is related directly to the skills of the local emergency management professionals. Protection of lives and property begins on the local level where the emergency impact is felt immediately.
This curriculum addresses emergency response activities for the total community – from the chief elected official to professional staff, both paid and volunteer, within the emergency response organizations. One set of courses in the curriculum is the Integrated Emergency Management Courses (IEMC).