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FEMA Retires IS-800a Course


April 2, 2008


The Emergency Management Institute’s (EMI) Independent Study Program (ISP) retired the IS 800.a, National Response Plan (NRP), an Introduction on March 31, 2008.

EMI will no longer accept exam submissions for IS800.a or IS800. If the Independent Study Office receives an exam submission after the March 31, 2008 deadline, the OpScan answer sheet will be returned.

The IS 800.b, National Response Framework, an Introduction, replaces the IS 800.a and is located at:

Click on FEMA Independent Study and then click on “Course List”. Scroll down until you find the course titled IS 800.b. You may also use this direct link.

Questions can be directed to the Independent Study Office (301) 447-1200 7:30am-7:30pm eastern time via email us at

You can also address this or other training questions to Mike Grant at MEMA,



EMI, Independent Study Office


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