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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CDP releases September training numbers

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CDP releases August training numbers

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

COBRA Blood Lab undergoes compliance inspection

The CDP’s COBRA (Chemical, Ordnance, Biological and Radiological) Training Facility underwent another compliance inspection today – this time an assessment of its blood lab by an inspector from the Army’s Public Health Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

CDP announces dates for next Complex Coordinated Attack Theme Week

The Center for Domestic for Domestic Preparedness has announced the dates for its next Complex Coordinated Attack Theme Week.

Highly Infectious Disease Theme Week includes number of firsts

The Center for Domestic Preparedness recently wrapped up the first of two Highly Infectious Disease (HID) Theme Weeks it will host during 2019 on its campus in Anniston, Ala.

CDP to recognize ‘Indirect Training’ cadre

A recently released report from the CDP’s Indirect Authorized Training Program office says the Center is projected to award ‘Gold’ status to 17 IATP trainers this fiscal year.