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New Training Announcement: Evacuation and Re-Entry Planning Course (G358)


July 30, 2010


September 29 & 30, 2010; Saco, Maine


Course Description:

The Maine Emergency Management Agency will be presenting the FEMA training course on planning for evacuation and re-entry considerations during major emergencies. This 2 day course is designed to provide participants with knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an evacuation and re-entry plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community’s vulnerability analysis and evacuation plan. It also addresses evacuation behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more efficient. Time delineated planning decisions will also be developed. A table top exercise will be conducted at the conclusion of the course

This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter.

MEMA staff will provide the primary instructional support as well as guest presenters.

Selection Criteria:

The persons responsible for planning, implementing, and carrying out evacuations within a jurisdiction must attend this course as a team. This includes, but is not limited to, local and State government emergency program managers, emergency planners, and response personnel.

Course Location:

The course will be held at the Saco Plaza Conference Center, located at 352 North Street in Saco. Classes will run from 8:15 to 4:30 daily. Breaks and Lunch will be provided, lodging is available for those who qualify, please contact MEMA for further details on eligibility. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.



Beth Barton, MEMA


Last update: 07/20/10