This course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework. The goal of this course is to familiarize participants with the National Response Framework and the ways it is applied in actual response situations.
At the end of this course, the students will be able to describe how the National Response Framework is applied to manage all-hazards response.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to describe:
- the purpose, scope, organization, and underlying doctrine of the National Response Framework (NRF).
- the Response roles and responsibilities of all elements of the whole community.
- core capabilities for Response and the actions required to deliver those capabilities.
- coordinating structures and operational planning used to support emergency response.
This course is intended for government executives, private-sector and nongovernmental organization (NGO) leaders, and emergency management practitioners. This includes senior elected and appointed leaders, such as Federal department or agency heads, State Governors, mayors, tribal leaders, city or county officials, and FEMA and other federal agency emergency managers and staff – those who have a responsibility to provide for effective response. All levels of government, the private and nonprofit sectors, and individuals that play a role in response are also welcome to take this course.