The Department of Homeland Security has three primary missions: Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism and minimize the damage from potential attacks and natural disasters.
Fiscal Year 2016: A total of 2,069,773 people completed EMI?s independent study courses in FY 16. Fiscal Year 2017: 2,000,000 course completions in the ISP. Fiscal Year 2018: 2,000,000 course completions in the ISP.
Uses and Use Restrictions
The ISP provides online training free of charge to the public, Federal, State local, tribal, and territorial government personnel, and non-government and voluntary organizations.
Anyone/general public - Any person(s), without regard to specified eligibility criteria.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Course electronic enrollment is processed via the internet at http://training.fema.gov/IS.
Independent study courses furnished directly to applicants via online access.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
National Security Act of 1947, 50 U.S.C 401 et seq; Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977, as amended, 42 U.S.C 7701 et seq; Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C 5121 et seq; Defense Production Act of 1950 as amended, 50 U.S.C 2061.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Training courses under the ISP are available online 365 days a year, 24 hours. Training is provided free of charge. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Training courses under the ISP are available online 365 days a year, 24 hours. Training is provided free of charge.
Post Assistance Requirements
No reports are required.
No audits are required for this program.
(Salaries) FY 16 $753,235; FY 17 est $546,488; and FY 18 est $565,288
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Emergency Management Institute Course Catalog or Independent Study Program Brochure found on the web at http://www.training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. See EMI Catalog for listing of FEMA Regional Offices.
Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Protection and National Preparedness, National Preparedness Directorate, National Training and Education Division, Emergency Management Institute 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 Phone: (301) 447-1057
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