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Responders participate in an integrated capstone exercise during Tribal Training Week 2018.

CDP to host Tribal Training Week 2019

Preparations are underway for the CDP’s 4th Annual Tribal Nations Training Week – the largest annual tribal training event in the Department of Homeland Security – which will run March 16-23.

Hazardous Materials training at the CDP.

CDP Releases February Training Numbers

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

The Department of Homeland Security's 2019 Appropriations Bill includes $20M for capital improvements at the CDP, including the Advanced Responder Training Complex.

CDP to receive $20M to enhance facilities

The Center for Domestic Preparedness will receive an additional $20 million to modernize facilities, courtesy of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2019.

The CDP’s new isolation ward will help responders learn how to properly deal with individuals with highly-infectious diseases.

CDP's Noble Training Facility to soon have Isolation Ward

The CDP’s Noble Training Facility will soon have a permanent isolation ward where responders will train how to deal with individuals with highly-infectious diseases.

Police officers ‘clear’ the first floor of the Center for Domestic Preparedness’ Noble Training Facility during the CDP’s first Integrated Capstone Event of 2019.

CDP conducts 1st Integrated Capstone Event of 2019

The Center for Domestic Preparedness, in collaboration with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, conducted its first Integrated Capstone Event of 2019 on February 15.

CDP online course completions are averaging 500 a month.

Demand high for newest CDP courses

The Center for Domestic Preparedness’ new online courses are averaging approximately 500 course completions per month.

National Domestic Preparedness Consortium Logo.

CDP featured in National Domestic Preparedness Consortium report

The CDP is featured in a recently-released National Domestic Preparedness Consortium report.

Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA.

CDP supports Big Game

When players and fans of the two Championship teams converge on Atlanta this weekend, they’ll have the Center for Domestic Preparedness among those to thank for ensuring they are safe during their time in the city.

Student checking vitals of medical patient simulator in the emergency room during capstone mass casualty exercise.

CDP courses to resume

Classes will resume Feb. 4 at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, following the end of the recent federal shutdown.

Training at the CDP.

CDP Releases December Training Numbers

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

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.