Training Courses

Debris Management Course

     IPEM Requirement

This one day course is designed to provide participants with the ability to manage enormous amounts of debris that a disaster can produce. The importance of having plans containing standard operating procedures for all aspects of debris management is emphasized. Various situations that debris cause are discussed and the consequent actions necessary to return a community to pre-disaster conditions are addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learned during group activities.

Items the students are required to bring to class:

- Copy of street map for municipal personnel or county map for county personnel

- Debris Management Annex/SOP or Plan

- Local disaster declaration boiler plate

- EOP/Local ordinance that would identify any emergency powers available following a local disaster declaration being declared

Course Length: 8 hours

Course Manager:

Course Timeline: Unless otherwise stated, registration is always 30 minutes prior to the class start time.

Prerequisite: none

Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officials who may be involved in debris management or those agencies who want to become familiar with debris management

Scheduled Classes:
Date Location
Jul 26, 2024Suburban North Building (Region Four Office)**

** No lodging available

Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date.

If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Nancy Buck. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.



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Springfield, Illinois 62703

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