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EM 250.1 Continuity of Government (COG)

What You Get: Two Files.

EM 250.1 has five units in one file with over 52 pages and illustrations.

Supplemental material, Guide For the Development of a State and Local Continuity of Government Capability, Civil Preparedness Guide CPG 1-10 July 27, 1987 with 16 pages.

See some Sample Test Questions

OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the participants should be able to do the following:

1. Explain the rationale for establishing State and local COG capabilities;

2. Define and explain State and local COG;

3. Identify and explain each of the seven preparedness/planning elements that are involved in establishing a COG capability;

4. Describe the strengths and weaknesses of COG planning in a community;

5. Identify the role of the emergency manager in implementing each of the seven COG elements;

6. Identify the significant community officials/stakeholders who can assist in implementing the seven COG elements;

7. Identify a plan of action for improving COG capability using the criteria in CPG 1-10;

8. Identify COG strengths and weaknesses of statutes pertaining to emergency management; and

9. Describe the preparedness/planning actions required to enhance COG

PRE-COURSE ANALYSIS

In order to derive maximum benefit from this course, it is strongly recommended that a State review its current CPG 1-10 assessment(s). Then during the course, participants can see the potential implications and applications to their own situation.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Course Purpose and Objectives

Unit One Overview of Continuity of Government
Unit Two Case Study Exercise: The Valley View Disaster
Unit Three Implementation of COG Worksheets
Unit Four Implementation of COG and Legislative Issues
Unit Five Tabletop Exercise

This July 1990 course supersedes the course previous dated Sept 1988. This course is a composite of the Instructor Manual and Student Manual. No information in the Student Manual has been omitted in this course. This course was obtained from FEMA's Emergency Management Institute National Emergency Training Center.

SAMPLE TEST QUESTIONS

Most human and materials resources needed for national security emergency reside at

a. federal government regional hubs.
b. the state and local level.
c. military depots.
d. volunteer organizations and a national volunteer system.

Civil defense reached its zenith during

a. World War II
b. Korean War
c. the National Governor's Association meeting in 1978.
d. Cuban Missile Crisis

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