Original program: 10/2013
Course Title: G-393 Mitigation for Emergency Managers (MEM)
Length of Course: 21 Hours Lecture/Lab Breakdown: xx Hours / xx Hours
Prerequisites: FEMA Independent Study Program (IS) 393.a course, Introduction to Hazard Mitigation, is strongly recommended prior to enrollment.
Referenced Texts: FEMA G-393 Mitigation for Emergency Managers Course Student Manual. Instructor Guide and PowerPoint provided on CD by PEMA.
Student manuals and other course material may be downloaded at any time from the PEMA web page (www.pema.state.pa.us) or click here to visit the download page.
Course Goal: At the completion of the FEMA G-393 Emergency Management Operations Course, the student will have an improved understanding of how to motivate participants to create safer communities by addressing and mitigating hazards, explore the important roles of the emergency program manager in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor, and enable participants to carry out mitigation responsibilities in accordance with applicable regulations and standards.
Description of Course: This course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation. The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards. It addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy.