Disaster Preparedness Training

Disaster Preparedness Information

Information for Emergency Medical Services & Hospitals:

NIMS Training Guidance

Available Documents:

Online Training


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides independent study courses through the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). EMI, through its courses and programs, serves as the national focal point for the development and delivery of emergency management training to enhance the capabilities of Federal, State, local, and Tribal government officials, volunteer organizations, and the public and private sectors to minimize the impact of disasters on the American public. EMI curricula are structured to meet the needs of this diverse audience with an emphasis on how the various elements work together in emergencies to save lives and protect property. Instruction focuses on the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Access HERE…

Homeland Security Training & Exercises

Goveror’s Office of Homeland Security

The mission of the Homeland Security Training Branch is to support the Weapons of Mass Destruction First Responder community of California by providing training referrals, exercise support and the coordinated delivery of training and training materials. Through partnerships with federal, state and local training providers, the California Office of Homeland Security will ensure the widest possible access to WMD/CBRNE/Terrorism training for first responders throughout California, enhance the local delivery of training and exercises, and coordinate a comprehensive, inclusive statewide training strategy. Access HERE…