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Training at the CDP.

CDP Releases November Training Numbers

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

Responder-students transport a ‘patient’ during the 2018 Tribal Nations Training Week.

Registration continues for 2019 Tribal Nations Training Week at CDP

Registration is continuing for the Center for Domestic Preparedness’ 4th Annual Tribal Nations Training Week from March 16-23, 2019.

The expansion of the CDP’s primary kitchen will double the number of students the center is able to feed.

CDP Kitchen Expansion slated for completion in March

The CDP will soon have the capacity to feed as many as 1,000 students three meals a day. 

FEMA App

CDP promotes FEMA App

The Center for Domestic Preparedness has added an additional item to the ‘toolkits’ of the more than 50,000 responders it trains every year – the FEMA App.

CDP Instructor Jeremy Urekew, center, points out damages on a training barrel to students attending the Hazardous Materials Technician course, noting that punctures in barrels can lead to emissions of both liquid and gaseous hazardous material.

CDP hosts Hazardous Materials-themed Training Week

Healthcare, law enforcement and hazardous materials students enhanced their skills and preparedness recently during a Hazardous Materials-themed Training Week at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.

The CDP will host the 2019 National Preparedness Symposium

CDP to host 2019 National Preparedness Symposium

The CDP will host the 2019 National Preparedness Symposium in May on its campus in Anniston, Al.

Training at the CDP

CDP Releases October Training Numbers

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

CDP Staffer Kasey Luallen registers Hurricane Michael survivors for FEMA assistance in south Georgia.

CDP staffers helping with hurricane relief efforts

Nearly 20 CDP staffers are continuing to support hurricane relief efforts across the Southeast.

Police officers sitting at computers taking online training

The CDP, in partnership with DHS’ Office for Bombing Prevention, now offers online learning courses

The CDP, in partnership with DHS’ Office for Bombing Prevention, is now offering four awareness-level online learning courses for first responders.

The CDP’s Expeditionary Training initiative is aimed at providing just-in-time training to responders, particularly those immediately facing or recovering from disasters, at their home stations.

CDP launches Expeditionary Training capability

The Center for Domestic Preparedness is now able to provide expeditionary training to responders, particularly those immediately facing or recovering from disasters.

(L-R) Dr. Arslan Kagan Arslan, Director General of Turkey’s Emergency Health Services, discusses training options with CDP Superintendent Tony Russell.

CDP trains Turkish responders

The ranks of Center for Domestic Preparedness alumni now include five healthcare professionals from Turkey.

Responders participate in an online course.

CDP set to launch first online courses

The Center for Domestic Preparedness will launch its first online courses November 2.

More than 160 responders participated in the CDP’s Train-the-Trainer Theme Week.

Theme week helps CDP boost its cadre of instructors, extend reach

The Center for Domestic Preparedness’ cadre of instructors just got sizably larger.

The CDP is featured in the October issue of Business Alabama magazine.

CDP featured in Business Alabama magazine

The Center for Domestic Preparedness is prominently featured in the October 2018 edition of Business Alabama magazine.

Training at the CDP.

CDP Releases September Training Numbers

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

Birmingham World Games 2021 Logo

CDP supporting Birmingham and World Games 2021

The Center for Domestic Preparedness is assisting the City of Birmingham as it prepares to host the World Games in 2021.

CDP Releases August Training Numbers

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

Responder-Students don protective gear to treat ‘patients’ suspected of having the Ebola virus.

Students learn how to treat patients with highly infectious diseases during themed training week

Ebola was the focus of the CDP’s Highly Infectious Disease Theme Week Aug. 27-31, and for the 81 students enrolled in the Healthcare Leadership (HCL) and Barrier Precautions for Highly Infectious Diseases (HID) courses.

An aerial view of Calhoun County at dusk.

CDP unveils ‘Backyard Ambassador’ initiative

The Center for Domestic Preparedness is hoping to make Calhoun County, AL – the county in which the FEMA training institution is located – one of the ’most prepared’ counties in the nation.

National Disaster Medical Service (NDMS) personnel set up shop in the rear of the CDP’s Advanced Responder Training Complex.

National Disaster Medical Service trains at CDP

The HHS National Disaster Medical Service (NDMS) trained at the CDP in late August.