ICS-800.B National Response Framework, An Introduction
Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework.
At the end of this course, you will be able to describe:
- The purpose of the National Response Framework.
- The response doctrine established by the National Response Framework.
- The roles and responsibilities of entities as specified in the National Response Framework.
- The actions that support national response.
- The response organizations used for multiagency coordination.
- How planning relates to national preparedness.
You can find more information about the National Response Framework by clicking on the following link www.fema.gov/nrf
This course is intended for government executives, private-sector and nongovernmental organization (NGO) leaders, and emergency management practitioners. This includes senior elected and appointed leaders, such as Federal department or agency heads, State Governors, mayors, tribal leaders, and city or county officials – those who have a responsibility to provide for effective response.
For additional information please contact Joel Hendelman, NIMS Compliance Officer for Prince William County VA Government at JHendelman@pwcgov.org or call 703 792 6368.
When & Where
Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue, Office of Emergency Management
As a part of local county govermment, The Office of Emergency Management is a division within the Department of Fire and Rescue for Prince William County Government, VA. The instructor for these Eventbrite course offerings is Joel Hendelman, the NIMS (National Incident Management System) Compliance Officer for Prince William County VA., within the Office of Emergency Management.
The focus is to prepare local government employees, non-governmental organizational members and stakeholders/private contractor personnel who engage in natural/man-made incident response or significant planned events to be effecient and effective in serving the community and themselves as it relates to life safety, incident stabilization and property conservation through exceptional incident management known as the Incident Command System.
The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for:
- The Emergency Operations Plan
- The Continuity of Operations Plan
- Maintaining and Managing the Emergency Operations Center
- Working with the PWC Policy Group during times of natural/man-made disasters or significant planned events.
- Providing coordination and support to PWC agencies involved in field based operations serving the local community during significant incident response or planned events.
- Directing initial emergency notifications to the public and local government agency personnel.
- Ensuring all local government incident response agencies, non-governmental organizations and stakeholders/private contractors are educated, trained and possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to serve the residential and business communities within PWC when needed.