X-904, Working with ESF #4 on Stafford Act Incidents: Command & General Staff, N/A
Incident Management Team (IMT) roles and responsibilities during hurricanes, earthquakes, and other national and human-caused disasters may be different than IMTs typically have been. The course covers the roles of IMTs, ESF #4 and FEMA, interactions between IMTs and ESF #4, and the management of incident resources during Stafford Act incidents.
This course provides command and general staff members with an overview of IMT operations during Stafford Act incidents; a brief introduction to ESF #4 and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) response operations; and describes some of the differences between the wildland fire operating environment and the non-fire incident operating environments.
The course includes 10 modules:
- Authorities and Framework
- National and Regional Response Structures
- Mission Assignments
- Responding to an ESF #4 Mission
- Operational Environment
- Best Management Practices
- Wildfire and Aviation Mobilizations through FEMA
- Course Summary
- Complete the online course.
- You will be directed to the National Fire Academy (NFA) Online website. You will need an NFA Online account to take this course; follow directions on the NFA Online website to obtain an account. Search for course title in the catalog and add the online course to your “To-Do-List.” The NFA Online learning management system will track your progress.