Training Courses

Disaster Assistance Process

     IPEM Requirement

Updated version of course formerly known as Damage Assessment. This one day course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the damage assessment process and how damage information is used by local and state officials. Participants will learn how to collect, organize, report and analyze damage information. Students are asked to bring a copy of the EOP/local ordinance that would identify any emergency powers available following a local disaster declaration.

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 the damage assessment process, or those agencies who want to become familiar with damage assessment.

Scheduled Classes:
Date Location
Jul 19, 2024Suburban North Building (Region Four Office)**
Aug 31, 2024Woodford Co EMA**

** 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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IEMA Main Office 217-782-2700
TTY 866-277-5669

2200 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, Illinois 62703

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