On-Going Regional Training and Exercise Planning Workshops
SEMA will offer a series of regional planning workshops to prepare for training courses and exercises in 2016. The agenda will include a discussion of 2015 courses and exercises, along with recommendations for next year’s events. The workshops will help ensure that training and exercise schedules are coordinated for the best use of resources and to reduce calendar conflicts. The planning workshops will be scheduled as part of the Regional Coordinator meetings. Workshops will be posted to the SEMA Training and Exercises webpage.
February 4, 5 & 9, 2016 - EMPG Application Webinars
SEMA is offering three opportunities to participate in an EMPG Application Webinar. Dates and times are: Feb. 4: 10 am - 12 pm; Feb. 5: 1 pm to 3 pm; Feb. 9: 9 am to 11 am. For information on how to participate in one of the webinars, contact Amy Lepper at 573-751-0788.
February 17, 2016 - Safe Rooms for Tornadoes and Hurricanes: Guidance for Community and Residential Safe Rooms” Course, State Emergency Operations Center, Jefferson City
This full-day training course discusses design and construction of safe rooms for tornadoes and hurricanes using the third edition of FEMA P-361 (2015). It is intended for architects, engineers and emergency managers. For more information and to apply for this course, click here.
March 14-18, 2016 - Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Week
Learn more about severe weather preparedness here.
March 15, 2016 - 41st Annual Statewide Tornado Drill
The annual statewide tornado drill will be held at 1:30 p.m. Click this link to learn more about preparing for tornadoes.
April 19-22, 2016 - 28th Annual Missouri Emergency Management Conference, Branson, MO
The Conference is designed for all individuals with a responsibility in Emergency Management and an interest in any area of Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery. The Early Bird Special of $175.00 for attendees will be available until March 18, 2016. After this date, the regular conference fee of $200.00 will be charged. Click this link for more information and to register.