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Emergency Management Training and Resources

Publication Number: M2074
Updated: September 11, 2017
View as PDF: M2074.pdf

The Mississippi State University Extension Center for Government and Community Development provides a wide variety of training opportunities for emergency managers, local government officials, nongovernmental groups, and citizens as requested.


Training Courses

  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Incident Commander Course (L-0950)
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Public Information Officer Course (L-0952)
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Safety Officer Course (L-0954) 
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Liaison Officer Course (L-0956) 
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Operations Section Chief Course (L-0958) 
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Division/Group Supervisor Course (L-0960) 
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Planning Section Chief Course (L-0962) 
  • NIMS ICS All Hazards Situation Unit Leader Course (L-0964) 
  • NIMS ICS All Hazards Resource Unit Leader Course (L-0965) 
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Logistics Section Chief Course (L-0967) 
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader Course (L-0969) 
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Supply Unit Leader Course (L-0970) 
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Facilities Unit Leader Course (L-0971) 
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Finance/Administration Section Chief Course (L-0973)
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Finance/Administration Unit Leader Course (L-0975)
  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Task Force/Strike Team Leader Course (L-0984) 
  • NIMS ICS 100/200/700
  • NIMS ICS 800
  • NIMS ICS 300
  • NIMS ICS 400
  • NIMS ICS 402
  • Command and General Staff Functions for Type III Incident Management Teams
  • Wilderness Remote First Aid
  • Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program
  • NIMS ICS 701, 702, 704
  • Animal Response Team 
  • Whole Community Preparedness
  • Local Government Continuity 
  • EOC/ICS Interface

 

In times of disaster, specialized MSU Extension resources can be of great assistance at the local level. The following is a list of resources that are currently available or being developed.

Current Resources

Strike Teams/Task Forces

  • Safe Spaces© teams for shelters
  • Food safety inspectors
  • Agriculture damage assessment teams
  • Damage assessment teams
  • Moisture testing teams for homes
  • Response and recovery teams
  • MSU College of Veterinary Medicine support and assessment team
  • MSU College of Veterinary Medicine students
  • MSU College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Incident Management Team
  • Long-term recovery response team 
  • Donations management team
  • Volunteer coordination team

 

Single Resources

Subject-Matter Experts & Technical Specialists

  • Row crop 
  • Wildlife and fisheries 
  • Poultry
  • Forestry 
  • Financial management
  • NIMS ICS 
  • ESF II coordinator
  • Extension state veterinarian
  • Public information officer 
  • Food safety
  • Point of distribution site manager
  • Small business 
  • Animal shelter and evacuation 
  • Food system security 
  • Geographic Information Systems 
  • Continuity of government 
  • Nutrition, human growth and development 
  • ServSafe© food-handling certification 
  • Communications for information technology systems 
  • Troubleshooting information technology systems 
  • Video production 
  • Diagnostics lab manager 
  • Electronic communications support 
  • Civil rights 
  • Data management 
  • Facilities 
  • Water systems

 

Support provided by Mississippi Civil  Defense Emergency Management Association


M2074 

By Anne Hilbun, Extension Instructor, Extension Center for Government & Community Development.

 

Department: Ext Ctr for Government & Comm Devel

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Authors

Extension Instructor

Your Extension Experts

Extension Associate III
Head, Ext Ctr Govt & Comm Dev
Governmental Technology
Associate Professor
Beef Cattle Health Animal Disaster Response Epidemiology Preventive Medicine