Training available through FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in Emmitsburg, Maryland is one of the primary national locations for training on topics related to floodplain management, mitigation, CRS, emergency response and other disaster-related concerns. These are available free to municipal, regional and state officials and staff.
Tuition is free for state and local government officials, travel stipends are available, and on-campus lodging is free. Free transportation is provided from the airport to the campus and back to the airport. The only out-of-pocket expense is a meal ticket—all-you-can-eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

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All applicants must prepare a DEMHS Out-of-State Training Request and submit the application through Kimberly Cruickshank , Vermont’s Emergency Management Training Officer to prioritize how the training program.

DEMHS maintains a page for Vermont Exercises, Training and Events and a Training Bulletin.

Coming up on the Mitigation Curriculum at EMI:
  • E282 Advanced Floodplain Management Concepts II - - - - - - - Aug 3 – 6
  • E278 NFIP/Community Rating System - - - -  - - - - - - - - - - - -  Aug 31 – Sept 3 
  • E273 Managing Floodplain Development thru the NFIP - - - - - Sept 21 - 24