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Apr 5th, 2016 (Tue) -- Apr 8th, 2016 (Fri)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  L958 Operations Section Chief (OSC) Course
Course Name: L958 Operations Section Chief (OSC) Course
Course Date: April 5th ľApril 8th, 2016
Course Time: 0830-1700
Course Location: Mississippi State University
North Mississippi Research and Extension Center
Box 1690 5421 Hwy 145 S.
Verona, MS 38879 (Lee County)
Course Description: This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective OSC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge.
Prerequisites: IS 100, 200, 700, 800; ICS 300 & 400
Contact Person (s): Please complete the attached application FEMA 119-25 and send to Loretta Thorpe at lthorpe@mema.ms.gov or 601-933-6370 (O) 601-933-6815 (F) or Anne Hilburn at anneh@ext.msstate.edu or 662-325-3141 (O) 662-325-8954 (F).
Apr 5th, 2016 (Tue) -- Apr 6th, 2016 (Wed)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS 100, 200,700 and 800. (2 days) George County
ICS 100:::This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require a basic understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS). It introduces the ICS and provides the foundation for higher-level ICS training. ICS200::: This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS).ICS 700 - This course provides participants training on resources for personnel who require a basic understanding of the National Incident Management System.
ICS 800 ľ provides an introduction to the National Response Framework.

Location:Rocky Creek VFD training room at 1250 Rocky Creek Rd Lucedale MS 39452
A separate application will have to be made for each class.
Contact Jsmith@mema.ms.gov or Nancy Smith at emadirector@georgecountyms.gov
Apr 5th, 2016 (Tue) -- Apr 7th, 2016 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS 300/400 (Combined)---Tishomingo County --- CANCELLED
These courses provide training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS).

Location: Tishomingo County - TBD

Contact: Kamika Durr/MEMA Training Officer at kwalker@mema.ms.gov for class info and registration.
Apr 6th, 2016 (Wed) -- Apr 7th, 2016 (Thu)
8:30 AM - 4:30 AM
  ICS 100/200/700/800- INTRODUCTION INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM & ICS FOR SINGLE RESOURCES AND INITIAL ACTIONS INCIDENTS, & National Incident Management System and National Response Framework
ICS 100/200 -DESCRIPTION:
These courses provides Students a familiarization with ICS principles, how they can be applied in incidents, and how to interface with response personnel. The course has the same objectives as the IS-100.a course. Additional content has been added to explain how the ICS principles apply to an incident that involves Federal assistance under the Stafford Act or National Response Framework. ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS structure.

ICS 700 - This course provides participants training on resources for personnel who require a basic understanding of the National Incident Management System.
ICS 800 - provides an introduction to the National Response Framework.

This will be a two day course for all 4 certificates.

contact info: Nancy Smith @ emadirector@georgecountyms.gov or Jsmith@mema.ms.gov, or fax to 601-933-6815 Attn.# Jeff Smith

location: Rocky Creek VFD Training Room
1250 Rocky Creek Rd
Lucedale MS 39452
Apr 12th, 2016 (Tue)
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  ICS 402: ICS Overview for Executives/Senior Officials---Hinds County
This course provides Executives and Senior Officials (including Elected Officials, City/County Managers, Agency Administrators, etc.) an orientation to the Incident Command System (ICS).

Location: Hinds Co. EOC, Jackson, MS.

Contact: Kamika Durr/MEMA Training Officer at kwalker@mema.ms.gov for class info and registration.
Apr 14th, 2016 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G288: Local Volunteer and Donations Management --- Copiah County
This training will support local governments and their Emergency Management partners in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disaster events at the local level. The course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues that may arise.

Location: 361 Safe Room, Gallman, MS

Contact: Kamika Durr/ MEMA Training Officer at kwalker@mema.ms.gov for class info and registration.
Apr 20th, 2016 (Wed)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  LEVERAGING TOOLS FOR CONDUCTING DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS-AWR-322
April 20
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Pearl, MS
LOCATION AND DETAILS:
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
1 MEMA Drive
Pearl, MS 39208
To Register:
Contact Loretta Thorpe lthorpe@mema.ms.gov or call601-933-6370

Introduction to Damage and Needs Assessment (DANA) is an 8-hour
instructor-led awareness-level course that will provide participants
with the knowledge necessary to more effectively respond to and
recover from disasters through the use of evidence-based decision
making. The keys to good response and recovery are accurate and
timely assessments of damages and needs. The training emphasizes
collaborative strategies for conducting multi-agency DANA and
students will be introduced to best practices in data collection
and analysis through the application of both new and established
technologies. Participants will also learn how to communicate
findings to decision makers for use in response and recovery.
Apr 21st, 2016 (Thu) -- Apr 24th, 2016 (Sun)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  All-Hazards Logistics Section Chief Training
ESF 8 Airport Warehouse 131 Freightways Drive Brandon, MS 30208
Contact Malcolm Dodd 601 933-7183. Breakfast at 8am. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
Apr 26th, 2016 (Tue) -- Apr 28th, 2016 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS 300/400 (Combined) --- Claiborne County
These courses provide training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS).

Location: Claiborne Co. EOC, Port Gibson, MS.

Contact: Kamika Durr/MEMA Training Officer at kwalker@mema.ms.gov for class info and registration.