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FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness featured in USA Today

FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness is prominently featured in a recently-published USA Today supplement about Department of Homeland Security organizations and people.

Videographer Rudy Marshall films activity in the Noble (Hospital) Training Facility's Emergency Room.

Lights! Camera! Action! – Team filming promotional videos of CDP training

A four-member team of videographers from FEMA headquarters in Washington, D.C. is on the CDP campus this week, collecting footage of various aspects of the Center’s advanced responder training and interviewing CDP staff, instructors and students.

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FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness featured in Homeland Security Today

The Center for Domestic Preparedness’ highly infectious disease training is featured in the Nov. 16 edition of Homeland Security Today.

Field Force Extrication Tactics training at the CDP.

CDP releases October training numbers

The CDP has released its training numbers for the month of October.

The course hones healthcare professionals' disaster planning skills.

Online version of health sector preparedness course in works

Center for Domestic Preparedness course developers are currently storyboarding, or outlining, an online version of its popular Health Sector Emergency Preparedness course.

The community’s emergency strategy was developed using CDP course material.

Preparation enables tribal community to weather power outages

While most communities in northern California were struggling through recent power outages, the tribal community of Blue Lake Rancheria was mostly operating normally, courtesy of stand-alone, solar-powered mini-electrical grids it had installed in preparation for such events.

Responders don protective suits during hazardous materials training at the CDP.

CDP to train those in special chemical operations program

To better protect the public during chemical disasters, the Center for Domestic Preparedness is helping FEMA’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Office develop a Chemical Operations Support Specialist program.

The scene of the climate change protest in Washington, D.C.

CDP training evident in protest response near White House

When law enforcement officers in the District of Columbia recently untethered climate change protestors from a boat in the middle of a busy intersection, just two blocks away from the White House, they did so safely using tactics taught in the CDP’s Field Force Extrication Course.

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Center for Domestic Preparedness to be featured in USA Today

An upcoming issue of USA Today will include a feature article about the Center for Domestic Preparedness.

Field Force Operations training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.

CDP releases September training numbers

The CDP has released its training numbers for the month of September.

B-17 bomber crash site in Connecticut.

Healthcare team credits CDP training for successful B-17 crash response

A hospital in Hartford, Connecticut has publicly credited FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness for ensuring it was prepared to respond Thursday to the crash of a vintage B-17 bomber at nearby Bradley International Airport.

The pilot of the CDP’s new DREAM course will run from December 16-20.

CDP announces ‘DREAM’ course pilot

The Center for Domestic Preparedness has announced the dates for the pilot of its new DREAM (Disaster Related Exposure Assessment and Monitoring) course.

A responder is welcomed to Tribal Training Week 2019.

Registration open for Tribal Training Week 2020

Registration is now open for the Center for Domestic Preparedness’ next Tribal Training Week, the largest annual tribal training event in the Department of Homeland Security.

Students prepare to take environmental samples during the new Radiological Emergency Preparedness Field Operations Course.

First class of new radiological course ‘in the books’

The Center for Domestic Preparedness presented graduation certificates today to the first group of responders to complete its new Radiological Emergency Preparedness Field Operations Course.

The CDC is looking at possibly collaborating with the Center on highly infectious disease training.

Centers for Disease Control assessing CDP’s highly infectious disease training

As it continues to work to protect the country against highly infectious diseases, the Centers for Disease Control is taking a close look at the CDP’s new highly infectious disease ward and its set of highly infectious disease-related courses.

A student takes a radiological measurement during training at the CDP.

Focus group reviewing CDP’s suite of radiological courses

The Center for Domestic Preparedness’ suite of radiological courses is getting a top-to-bottom examination this week by a team of environmental, emergency management and healthcare representatives from across the county.

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CDP continues to support Birmingham (AL), World Games 2021

The Center for Domestic Preparedness continues to assist Birmingham, Ala., as it prepares to host the World Games in 2021.