Emergency Management Institute – Course Listings
Question: Who can take FEMA’s Independent Study Courses?
Answer: The primary audience for the Independent Study Program is national emergency response and recovery personnel of the United States, as well as emergency management personnel of FEMA, and US citizens.
Phone: (301) 447-1000 (301) 447-1000
Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
As the United States’ inland search and rescue coordinator, the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center serves as the single agency responsible for coordinating on-land federal SAR activities in the 48 contiguous United States, Mexico and Canada.
The AFRCC operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The center directly ties in to the Federal Aviation Administration’s alerting system and the U.S. Mission Control Center. In addition to the Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking information, the AFRCC computer system contains resource files that list federal and state organizations, which can conduct or assist in SAR efforts throughout North America.
Phone: (850) 283-5955 (850) 283-5955
National Association of Search & Rescue
NASAR is an education association comprised of thousands of dedicated paid and nonpaid personnel – all active or interested in search and rescue, disaster aid, emergency medicine and awareness education. We are a self-supporting, nonprofit association acting as the country’s admirable servant in furthering the advancement of professional, literary and scientific knowledge and training in these fields. We are interested in all aspects of search and rescue – the humanitarian cause of saving lives – throughout the United States and around the world.
Phone: (703) 222-6277 (703) 222-6277
National Wildfire Coordinating Group
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) provides national leadership to develop, maintain, and communicate interagency standards, guidelines, qualifications, training, and other capabilities that enable interoperable operations among federal and non-federal entities.
Although NWCG standards are interagency by design, the decision to adopt and utilize them is made independently by the individual member entities and communicated through their respective directives systems.
American Health and Safety Insitute
Health & Safety Institute (HSI), one of the leading emergency care and response training organizations in the world, joins together American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI), MEDIC First Aid, 24-7 EMS, 24-7 Fire, EMP Canada, First Safety Institute (FSI), and GotoAID.
Ohio Search & Rescue Association
As the Ohio Search and Rescue Association, our mission is to provide a consistent, unified, expert voice on behalf of the Ohio search and rescue community, and to facilitate the development and maintenance of an effective search and rescue system in Ohio.
Address: The Ohio Search and Rescue Association, 410 Rutland Ave., Akron, Ohio 44305
CMC Rescue, Inc
CMC Rescue, Inc. is an employee-owned company that’s garnered a strong and loyal following among its users. Globally recognized as a leading manufacturer of rescue and work-at-height equipment, its employee-owners are loyal believers too. Company founder Jim Frank remains active with standards development, product design and training, while nearly 10 percent of the company’s 75+ staff actively serve as rescue team volunteers in their local communities. CMC Rescue employee-owners share a pride in product quality, value and workmanship, but above all, service to rescue workers striving to save a life.
24 hour dispatch 1-844-727-9111
Rescue 101 Search & Rescue, Inc.™
Mountain Rescue Association
The Mountain Rescue Association (MRA) was established in 1959 at Timberline Lodge at Mount Hood, Oregon making us the oldest Search and Rescue association in the United States. The MRA is an organization of teams dedicated to saving lives through rescue and mountain safety education. We do so by improving the quality, availability, and safety of mountain search and rescue. With over 90 government authorized units, the MRA has grown to become the critical mountain search and rescue resource in the United States.