FEMA – Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

The National Training and Education Division is suspending all on-campus and field training activities, at both the Center for Domestic Preparedness and the Emergency Management Institute/National Emergency Training Center. We continue to evaluate the national situation and will provide another update in early June.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to monitor the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as it relates to COVID-19. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the CDC is encouraging organizations to promote social distancing, hold meetings via videoconferencing, reduce non-essential travel, and adjust or postpone events and gatherings.

We will work to reschedule courses for later in the year to the maximum extent possible and will send additional information as we have updates.

Please note that this decision is not one which was made lightly. We are mindful of the impact this has on you. We truly value our partnership with you as we ensure our continued ability to help people before, during, and after disasters.

Online Course Catalog

The National Preparedness online Course Catalog provides searchable, integrated information on courses provided or managed by FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), Emergency Management Institute (EMI), and National Training and Education Division (NTED). If you have any questions or comments please contact EMI at [email protected]


Center For Domestic Preparedness - ImageCenter for Domestic Preparedness (CDP)

Train at the nation’s premier all-hazards training center! FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), located in Anniston, Alabama, is the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s only federally chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training center.

Emergency Management Institute N-Building - ImageEmergency Management Institute (EMI)

Through its courses and integrated programs, EMI serves as the national focal point for the development and delivery of emergency management training to enhance the capabilities of State, local, and Tribal government officials; volunteer organizations; FEMA’s disaster workforce; other Federal agencies; and the public and private sectors to minimize the impact of disasters and emergencies on the American public. EMI curricula are structured to meet the needs of this diverse audience with an emphasis on separate organizations working together in all-hazards emergencies to save lives and protect property. Particular emphasis is placed on governing doctrine such as the National Response Framework, National Incident Management System, and the National Preparedness Guidelines.

National Training and Education Division - ImageNational Training and Education Division (NTED)

NTED serves the nation’s first responder community, offering more than 150 courses to help build critical skills that responders need to function effectively in mass consequence events. NTED primarily serves state, local, and tribal entities in 10 professional disciplines, but has expanded to serve private sector and citizens in recognition of their significant role in domestic preparedness.

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