Technical Emergency Response Training for CBRNE Incidents (TERT) is a four-day course that provides responders with chemical-, biological-, radiological-, nuclear- and explosive- (CBRNE-) speciﬁc and all-hazards response skills enabling them to respond safely to events with those materials.
More than 100 Coast Guardsmen trained at the CDP in 2017, and 110 are scheduled to be trained in 2018.
The CDP has released its training numbers for the month of July.
It’s been another busy month for the CDP. While some of the Center’s attention was drawn toward disaster support (‘We’re FEMA — This is what we do’), it pressed forward with its unique, traditional mission of training state, local and tribal and territorial responders how to deal with a wide range of hazardous incidents.
The Center for Domestic Preparedness will host a Highly Infectious Disease-themed Training Week August 27-31 on its campus in Anniston, Ala.
The CDP has released its training numbers for the first half of 2018.
The Chemical, Ordnance, Biological and Radiological Training Facility is always looking for ways to improve training while keeping students safe.
Law Enforcement Response Actions for CBRNE Incidents (LERA) is a one-day training course during which law enforcement and security personnel apply the knowledge and skills they learn during a companion course, Law Enforcement Protective Measures for CBRNE Incidents.
The CDP has been helping improve the nation’s disaster medical response capability by hosting several training courses this summer for members of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS).
The CDP’s support of a local Joint Field Office will save FEMA more than a quarter of a million dollars by the time the JFO closes.
U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) got an in-depth look at the CDP during a visit June 29.
The CDP hosted a celebration June 14 to mark the center’s 20th anniversary, and FEMA officials, local elected officials and former CDP superintendents were among those in attendance at the small but stylish event.
The CDP teamed up with the Government of Puerto Rico May 29-June 1 to train nearly 100 of the territory’s emergency and healthcare workers to respond to mass casualty incidents.
The instructor stands in front of the class, introduces himself, and then opens the class with a video. The video is the all-too-familiar police “bodycam” footage we have all seen before...
Puerto Rico will be the site of two CDP classes and an associated health care mass casualty exercise May 29 - June 1.
The head of the Department of Homeland Security’s newest office got an inside look at how the nation’s first responders train to combat weapons of mass destruction during a visit to the Center for Domestic Preparedness.
The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) hosted its 2018 Hurricane Theme Week April 30 through May 5.
Training at the CDP continues to provide an added bonus to responder-students: Continuing Education Units or CEUs for successful completion of any CDP course.
The Center for Domestic Preparedness is hosting its 2018 Hurricane Theme Week now through May 5 at its campus in Anniston.
The CDP conducted a Complex Coordinated Attacks Theme Week the last week of March.