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