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New Training Announcement: Mitigation for Emergency Managers (G393)


October 13, 2011


Couse Information:

The Maine Emergency Management Agency will be conducting the Federal Emergency Management Agency training program titled Mitigation for Emergency Managers. This course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation. The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards. It addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy.

The goals of this course are to:

  • Motivate participants to create safer communities by addressing and mitigating hazards.

  • Explore the important roles of the emergency program manager in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor.

*Enable participants to carry out mitigation responsibilities in accordance with applicable regulations and standards.


  • January 31, February 1&2, 2012

Course Location:

The course will be held in the MEMA classroom at CMCC. The Central Maine Commerce Center is located on Commerce Drive off Route 27 in North Augusta. Classes will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Lunch and breaks will be provided, lodging is available on a per case basis call MEMA for details, and all other expenses are the responsibility of the student

Target Audience:

The target training audience for this course includes local and State government emergency program managers, other emergency management staff, and other local government employees responsible for mitigation. To be accepted into this course, an individual must be a member of the target audience described above. In addition, it is recommended that participants complete FEMA’s Independent Study (IS) 393.a course, Introduction to Hazard Mitigation, prior to enrollment.

JoAnn Mooney from MEMA will serve as primary instructor.

All applications should be submitted by email/fax via FEMA training application form found at:



Mike Grant, MEMA


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