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This course provides an introduction to Mass Care and Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) support, with a focus on Whole Community,by outlining the importance of collaboration and coordination between government, non-profit, public, and private sectors.As FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said “Government can and will continue to serve disaster survivors. However, we fullyrecognize that a government-centric approach to disaster management will not be enough to meet the challenges posed by acatastrophic incident. That is why we must fully engage our entire societal capacity.”In this course you will learn how this concept of a whole community approach to emergency management applies to the provision ofMC/EA support.Below are instructions for navigating through the course using your keyboard.Use the "Tab" key to move forward through each screen's navigation buttons and hyperlinks, or "Shift" + "Tab" to movebackwards. A box surrounds the button that is currently selected.Press "Enter" to select a navigation button or hyperlink.Use the arrow keys to select answers for multiple-choice review questions or self-assessment checklists.Then tab to the "Check" button and press "Enter" to complete a Knowledge Review or Self-Assessment.Warning: Repeatedly pressing "Tab" beyond the number of selections on the screen may cause the keyboard to lock up.Use "Ctrl" + "Tab" to deselect an element or reset to the beginning of a screen’s navigation links (most often needed forscreens with animations or media).Job Access With Speech (JAWS) assistive technology users can press the "Ctrl" key to quiet the screen reader while thecourse audio plays.Course WelcomeScreen FeaturesNavigating Using Your Keyboard
Students must complete the entire course and pass the final exam to receive credit for the course. Each lesson takes a variableamount of time to complete. If you are unable to complete the course in its entirety, you may close the window and reopen thecourse at any time. However, depending on the system used to take the course, it is possible you may have to repeat a portion of thelast lesson you were studying.To receive credit for this course, you must:Complete all of the lessons.Each lesson will take between15and20minutes to complete. It is important to allow enough time tocomplete the course in its entirety.Receiving CreditReceiving Credit
Check the length of the lesson on the overview screen.Pass the final exam.The last screen provides instructions on how to complete the final exam.Remember . . . To receive credit for this course, you must pass the final exam.If you have to leave the course, do not exit fromthe course or close your browser. If you exit from the course, you will need to start that lesson over again.At the end of this course you will be able to:Explain the importance of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the National Response Framework (NRF), andthe Whole Community approach to emergency management.

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Term
Fall
Professor
keavney
Tags
National Incident Management System, Whole Community

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