The following are some recommended courses offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for animal and agricultural responders.
IS-100.C: Introduction to Incident Command System
ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training.
This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System.
It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
IS-200.C: Basic ICS for Initial Response
ICS 200.C reviews the Incident Command System (ICS), provides the context for ICS within initial response, and supports higher level ICS training.
IS-700.B: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
IS-800.D: National Response Framework, An Introduction
The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework.
IS-10.A: Animals in Disasters: Awareness and Preparedness
This course is intended to help animal owners, care providers, and industries to understand incident management.
IS-11.A: Animals in Disasters: Community Planning
This course provides information for groups to meet and develop meaningful and effective plans that improve the care of animals, their owners, and the animal-care industries in disasters.
IS-111.A: Livestock in Disasters
This course combines the knowledge of livestock producers and emergency managers to present a unified approach to mitigate the impact of disasters on animal agriculture.