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OR&R Disaster Preparedness Program Offers NOAA Incident Command System-300 Course in Seattle

APRIL 6, 2018 —During the week of April 2, 2018, OR&R’s Disaster Preparedness Program (DPP) team conducted a training on the National Incident Management System / Incident Command System (ICS) 300 at the Kelly C. Sandy III Conference Center in Seattle, Washington.

Six people wearing colored vests work at a table.
Students at the Seattle ICS-300 class discussing the Scenario. Image credit: NOAA.

The 3-day course, which included a combination of lecture and scenario-based training activities, was specifically designed for NOAA staff and provided valuable information about expanding incidents, NOAA’s roles during emergencies, and relevant policy such as The Stafford Act and the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.

It is highly recommended that all NOAA Incident Management Team members and others in NOAA who respond to or support NOAA in managing emergencies take this course or an ICS-300 course provided by FEMA, U.S. Coast Guard, or other agency. The DPP will offer the next ICS-300 course the week of May 21, 2018.  To apply for this course, please complete the form here.

For more information about upcoming ICS-300 classes, please contact Jamechia.Hoyle@noaa.gov.