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EM 318 Mitigation Planning Workshop for Local Government
This Workshop has been developed by FEMA to assist local governments to meet their mitigation planning responsibilities.
On October 30, 2000,
the President signed into law the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA
2000). In addition to streamlining the delivery and utilization of disaster
recovery assistance, the ultimate purposes of DMA 2000 are to:
This Workshop is intended to enable participants to develop a mitigation plan that addresses the priorities and needs of their communities and meet the requirements described in 44 CFR Part 201.6.
After successfully completing this Workshop, participants will be able to do the following:
1. Identify and organize
technical experts, mitigation stakeholders and the public to participate
in the mitigation planning process.
The target training
audience for the Mitigation Planning Workshop for Local Governments includes
local or tribal government elected officials, managers, planners, emergency
program managers, other local government staff with expertise needed for
mitigation planning, and community members interested in avoiding or minimizing
There are seven units, three guides and five associated documents in this course. The course file is approximately one megabyte each for the benefit of low bandwidth (14.4 and 28.8 modem) users. The naming protocol is em318.exe. Graphics may not be optimum in these documents due to originals and file size considerations.
Upon receiving your paid registration, we will send you the password to open these. We recommend you print out the pages as you need them and keep them as a paper reference.
The test is taken online. When you pass the test, you will be mailed a certificate of completion.
The final exam is 20 questions taken from the reading material. You may use any of the materials while taking the test.
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