Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Resident Educational Program

To improve emergency management practices among State, local and tribal government managers, and Federal officials as well, in response to emergencies and disasters.

Programs embody the Comprehensive Emergency Management System by unifying the elements of management common to all emergencies:
planning, preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.

EMI training is conducted in an effort to strengthen the security and resilience of the United States through systematic preparation for the threats that pose the greatest risk to the security of the Nation, including acts of terrorism, cyber attacks, pandemics, and catastrophic natural disasters.

Agency - Department of Homeland Security

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.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

See EMI Catalog for listing of FEMA Regional Offices.



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: In FY 2016, 8,000 students required housing at the NETC Campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland, or at the Center for Domestic Preparedness located in Anniston, Alabama. Fiscal Year 2017: Estimate will remain close to the number of resident students for FY 16 (7,500 ? 9,000). EMI continues to deliver more off-site offerings, as well as using Video-teleconferencing, virtual tabletop exercises, and Adobe Connect webinars. Fiscal Year 2018: Estimate will remain close to the number of resident students for FY 17 (7,500 ? 9,000). EMI continues to deliver more off-site offerings, as well as using Video-teleconferencing, virtual tabletop exercises, and Adobe Connect webinars.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Courses are not open to the general public.

The primary audience is State, local and tribal government officials.

Acceptance into specific courses is based on a need to know the information and how it will be used for the benefit of the community.

Courses are not open to the general public.

Acceptance into specific courses is based on a need to know the information and how it will be used for the benefit of the community.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Individuals assigned to an emergency management position in State, local, tribal, or Territorial government are eligible.

Restrictions apply, however; refer to program guidance document or contact administering program office for additional information.

Beneficiary Eligibility

General Public.

Credentials/Documentation

Applicants may be asked to verify their emergency management responsibilities. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application deadline and other information are contained in the application/program guidance.

Award Procedures

Applications or plans are reviewed by DHS program and administrative staff. Any issues or concerns noted in the application will be negotiated with the successful applicant prior to acceptance into the course.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

National Security Act of 1947, 50 U.S.C 401 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 App 2061 et; Earthquake Hazards Reduction of 1977, 42 U.S.C 7701 et seq.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Refer to program guidance document.

Appeals

May be made to the Superintendent of the Emergency Management Institute.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

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

Indefinite. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment based on Project need.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No reports are required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. There may be an evaluation following completion of most courses to determine the application of the information and the benefit derived by the community.

Records

Not applicable.

Financial Information

Account Identification

70-0711-0-1-999.

Obigations

(Training) FY 16 $1,770,453; FY 17 est $1,926,000; and FY 18 est $2,019,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Not applicable.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Emergency Management Institute Course Catalog.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. See EMI Catalog for listing of FEMA Regional Offices.

Headquarters Office

Protection and National Preparedness, National Preparedness Directorate, National Training and Education Division, Emergency Management Institute, FEMA 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 Phone: (301) 447-1507

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Refer to the program guidance for information on selection criteria.



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