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FEMA IS-794: External Affairs Program Liaison Course Overview

Course Overview

This training is designed to equip participants with the skills needed to perform effectively at the Trainee level in their assigned Program Liaison area.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of getting accurate and timely information that informs the general public and survivors to the public during and after a disaster.
  • Explain how the Program Liaison supports the disaster recovery mission by gathering and sharing information.
  • Describe techniques for building and maintaining effective working relationships with program areas.
  • Describe how information gathered by the Program Liaison is analyzed for significance and to identify opportunities to achieve mission objectives.

Primary Audience

The primary audience for this training is individuals who are new to the function of EA Program Liaison. A secondary audience is individuals who have field experience, but require component-specific instruction to fully prepare them to perform their function.

Recommended Prerequisites

IS-250.a: Emergency Support Function #15 (ESF 15) – External Affairs: A New Approach to Emergency Communication and Information Distribution



Course Length:

1.75 hours