Office of Emergency Management awards Basic Emergency Management certificates

FEMA Christine and Leslie

The City of Weslaco's Emergency Management Office awarded employees Christine and Leslie their certificates of completion for FEMA Basic Emergency Management. 

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Such certification is awarded after completion of mandated FEMA Incident Command System courses. We are proud to have such dedicated employees, that are trained to respond in emergency situations. 

The following are the courses needed to obtain such certification:
ICS 100 Introduction to the Incident Command System
ICS 200 Basic ICS for Initial Response
ICS 700 An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
ICS 800 National Response Framework
ICS 300 Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents 
ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command System, Command and General Staff
S-120.a An Introduction to Exercises
IS-230.d Fundamentals of Emergency Management
IS-235.b Emergency Planning
IS-240.b Leadership and Influence
IS-241.b Decision Making and Problem Solving
IS-242.b Effective Communication
IS-244.b Developing and Managing Volunteers