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Center for Domestic Preparedness

Resident Training

If you are a state, local, tribal or territorial government emergency responder, this training is completely funded by DHS at no cost to you or your jurisdiction.

See all Resident Courses Calendar of Resident Training Integrated Capstone Event Continuing Education

Resident Training Eligibility

Eligible Attendees

Personnel who are active members within the emergency response community providing immediate support services in preparation, prevention, response, recovery and mitigation of all hazards.


Prerequisite training requirements can be found under “Prerequisites and Requirements” in each course description.


All eligibility requirements and prerequisites will be verified by the individual State Administrative Agency Training Point of Contact prior to an application being forwarded to the CDP.


See the descriptions below to determine your jurisdiction.

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We have compiled the following information to help prepare you for your visit to the Center for Domestic Preparedness.

FEMA Educational and Training

Participant Standards of Conduct

Read FEMA Policy 123-0-2 (PDF)

View the Standards of Conduct Poster (PDF)

Training Attire

Many CDP courses contain hands-on activities. Casual wear is acceptable for these courses.

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Travel Information

The CDP is located in Anniston, AL at the former Fort McClellan.

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During your Stay at the CDP

Local Transportation, lodging, recreation and dining.

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Need to talk to a Resident Training Coordinator?

For training application and related questions or issues, contact your respective CDP Training Coordinator.
Coordinator Contact Information