This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to educate students on the benefits of the Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs and how to become qualified to apply for a grant under the HMA grant programs. By the end of the course the student should be able to: Identify the role of mitigation and its benefits to society, identify the Unified HMA grant programs, recognize the benefits of unifying the HMA grant programs, and identify the lifecycle of Unified HMA grants. The course is intended for the following: personnel of State and local governments, tribal governments, and private non-profit (PNP) organizations that are eligible applicants or sub-applicants under HMA grants; and FEMA employees assigned to HMA grant activities. (This written version supplements, but does not replace, the interactive course.)
As a bonus, this compilation includes Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies, A Reference Guide: a comprehensive book covering all aspects of terrorism and the threats posed by biological, chemical, and radiation agents. Planning For The Unthinkable: Preparation And Response In Public Health * Biological Agents * Chemical Agents * Radiation Emergencies * Terrorism And The Food Supply * Environmental Safety And Testing * The Role Of The Federal Government * Self-Care For Media * Range Of Public Reactions * Risk Communications During A Terrorist Attack Or Other Public Health Emergency * History Of Biological, Chemical, And Radiation Emergencies * Acronyms * Selected Web Sites * Epidemiology Glossary * Descriptions of Selected Sections of Acts Related to Public Health Emergencies * Family Disaster Planning—Five Steps to Safety * Disaster Supplies Kit * Personal Workplace Disaster Supplies Kit * Self-Monitoring Checklist * Reducing Stress and Renewing Energy * Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters.
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