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Emergency Services
2001 South State Street  N3-600
PO Box 144575
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4575
(385) 468-7054   Email

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FEMA

Are you interested in gaining emergency management skills that could help your community? Check out the following organizations that offer emergency management training opportunities.

Emergency Management Institute

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI), operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, offers more than forty independent study courses online. These are self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public.

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) also offers certification programs in emergency management. A certificate is earned by the completion of seven professional development courses offered as the Professional Development Series (PDS).

The PDS courses are available free of charge in an independent study format on the EMI Website for those participants unable to attend the classroom setting. FEMA's Professional Development Series Courses include:

The Emergency Management Institute also offers an interactive online introductory course on the National Incident Management Systems (NIMS).

Utah Department of Public, Safety Emergency Management

 

   The Division of Emergency Management coordinated emergency management efforts among Utah state agencies, in collaboration with federal and local governments.  View their training materials

NIST: National Institute of Standard and Technology, US Dept. of Commerce

Video: When disaster happens, will your community be prepared?

Salt Lake County

Community Emergency Response Team -- CERT

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Earthquakes

Challenges in Estimating Real-time Earthquake Shaking & Impact

  • PowerPoint by David Wald, Seismologist, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Video of David Wald, Seismologist, U.S. Geological Survey