The bill would allow states to pool resources and sell bonds to investors to finance disaster recovery, backed by the federal government. President Obama plans to make his first visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday to get briefed on hurricane preparedness. Craig Fugate of Florida was sailing toward Senate confirmation of his nomination to lead the Federal Emergency Management Agency when he was interrupted by a parliamentary maneuver. EMI offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. 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. You can find tools to stage your own emergency preparedness drills, as well as register any preparedness activities for you or your community. 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.
It is intended for DHS and other Federal staff responsible for implementing the NRP, and Tribal, State, local and private sector emergency management professionals.

The PA Program provides: assistance for debris removal, implementation of emergency protective measures, permanent restoration of infrastructure, and encourages protection from future damage by providing assistance for hazard measures during the recovery process.
Fugate identifies a host of challenges facing his agency and the national emergency response network.
They say that if most people are prepared, emergency-management officials can focus resources on those who are most vulnerable, such as the elderly and disabled. FEMA jobs available include areas of federal coordination, planning, training, alternate dispute resolution, individual and public assistance, information technology, mitigation, disaster knowledge and many other cadres. Department of Homeland Security, plays many roles; but, simply put it coordinates federal emergency and disaster recovery efforts and makes disaster response resources available to states and communities.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano plans to visit South Florida next week along with new FEMA Director Craig Fugate to check on preparedness for hurricane season. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides free independent study courses through the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). The National Response Plan, or NRP, describes how the Federal Government will work in concert with State, local, and tribal governments and the private sector to respond to disasters.

Instruction focuses on the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
After working for FEMA or another federal agency, you may become eligible for a permanent, higher up position with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
In many cases you are able to work yourself up the ranks to a senior level position, such as the Director of FEMA’s Operation Center, by starting at an entry-level position in some form of federal service.
If you want to do your part to help your fellow citizens during the next major disaster, FEMA recommends joining a local organization and becoming trained so you are ready for the next emergency.
FEMA jobs available for interns fall into a variety of sectors including marketing, emergency management, human resources and information technology.

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