FEMA IS-253.A: Overview of FEMA’s Environmental and Historic Preservation Review Course Overview
This interactive computer-based course provides an overview of FEMA’s environmental and historic preservation compliance responsibilities and is an independent study alternative to the 4-day E/L253 course held at the Emergency Management Institute or in the regional offices. The course is designed to: provide the user with the basic background and practical knowledge needed to participate in FEMA’s environmental and historic preservation review process; help the user understand how the environmental/historic preservation review process applies to various job responsibilities within FEMA’s programs; and, provide the resources necessary for the user to accomplish environmental/historic preservation responsibilities.
The course includes interactive knowledge checks, case studies, and resource materials.
- Describe the basic elements of Federal EHP laws, regulations, and Executive Orders.
- Describe key roles and responsibilities in the EHP process.
- Identify activities that trigger EHP review.
- Explain the consequences of non-compliance with EHP requirements.
New FEMA EMP personnel