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Student Manuals and Materials

PEMA offers students manuals and materials specific to the trainings, exercises, workshops, courses, etc. that it holds. Courses are listed below in numeric and alphabetical order with student manuals and additional resources listed below.

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G 108 Mass Care

G 191 ICS-EOC Interface

G 205 Recovery from Disaster

G 235 Emergency Planning

G 271 Severe Weather

G 272 Warning Coordination

The goal of the Warning Coordination course is to enable you to save lives and protect property through effective warning coordination and communication to the public.

G 288 Local Volunteer & Donation Management

G 289 PIO Awareness

G 290 Basic PIO


  • Student Manual

G 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

By the end of ICS 300, students will be able to demonstrate through activities and a final exam, the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective incident command system (ICS) in expanding incidents.

G 318 Local Mitigation Planning

G 320 Fundamentals Course for Radiological Response

  • Student Manual

G 358 Evacuation & Re-entry Planning

  • Student Manual

G 361 Flood Fight Operations

G 364 Safe Schools

G 366 Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters

  • Student Manual

G 386 Mass Fatalities

  • Student Manual

G 393 Mitigation For Emergency Managers

G 400 Advanced ICS for Complex Incidents

ICS 400 is intended for an audience of experienced responders and other senior emergency management personnel who may perform in a management capacity for major or complex incidents (Type 1 or Type 2 incidents).  Large and complex incidents that require the application of area command don't happen often.

Although this is an advanced ICS course, it is not intended to develop mastery of area command. The purpose of this course is to expose students to the concepts of utilizing area command in major and complex incidents.

G 402 ICS Overview of Executives and Senior Officials

G 434A Earthquake Safety for Schools

  • Student Manual

G 489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers

G 556 FEMA Local Damages Assessment

G 557 Rapid Needs Assessment

G 775 EOC Management & Operations

IS-0200.c Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS 200

This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). This course focuses on the management of an initial response to an incident.