Required "How to Respond to a Disaster ... and what to do when you get there" Online Sessions

The next free training sessions will be held:


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April 17th - Distance Learning
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Click HERE to register. NOTE - You will receive information a few days before the class on how to access the training materials.


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Optional Web Apps Training:


This half-day training covers many of the web-based apps used for disaster response and is open to existing EGRT members only.


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April 17th - Web Apps Training Book
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The training is in book format which you will able to purchase at cost (around $15). There will be a video presentation covering the high points of the book, and there will be much more in the book that you can cover on your own at any time.

You will receive information before the class on how to access the training materials.

Click HERE to register.


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Optional Trailer Training:

TBA



for disaster mapping

If you are interested in becoming a Texas EGRT volunteer, it's free but you will need to do all of these things:


  • Complete these three FEMA courses (click the links to access the FEMA website)
  • Review the Tx EGRT Standard Operational Guidelines (Link Below)
  • Attend one of the free in-person Tx EGRT training classes 


Required FEMA Training Courses


IS-100.c: Introduction to Incident Command System

   HINT: Use this link to access the course summaryand use it during the test.

IS-700.b: National Incident Management System (NIMS) – An Introduction

   HINT: Use this link to access the course summary and use it during the test.

IS-103: GIS Specialist

   HINT: Use this link toaccess the course summary and use it during the test.

 

You may also want to have your Emergency Management Coordinator to take this course so that they will better understand the value of GIS in the EOC.

IS-922: Applications of GIS for Emergency Management (optional)

   HINT: Use this link to access the course summary and use it during the test.


Additional FEMA courses that you should consider taking:


IS-200.c: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents  (optional)

   HINT: Use this link to access the course summary and use it during the test.

IS-800.c: National Response Framework – An Introduction
   HINT: Use this link to access the course summary and use it during the test.


When you receive the certificates from the FEMA classes, save them as PDF for your files. If you are deployed on a Federal level response you may be asked to show proof of completing the classes.