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Franklin County Department of Emergency Services has begun a voluntary program collecting information on citizens with functional needs - Information will be used during a disaster Press Release Functional Needs Information Form Versión en español/Formulario para Servicios a Necesidades Especiales
**** Please note: the date for the Damage Assessment Class has been changed to May 12, 2015. **** Information on the Tornado Awareness and Damage Assessment classes being taught by the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center are now on the Training page. The Registration Codes are posted beside the course name on the Training page and are required to register for the class.
ICS 200 will be offered May 9 and IS 300 will be offered June 18-20. The Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management class will be held on June 27. Visit the Training page to sign up for these classes. There is a link for each class to register online as well as a course flyer.
Coffee Break Training: Portable Fire Extinguishers: Extinguishing Agent Selection for Use Around Aircraft
U. S. Fire Administration: Statistical reports on the U. S. fire problems
FEMA External Affairs Bulletin: April 20th, 2015
Coffee Break Training: Understanding Geospatial Information: Reading Imagery - Part I
FEMA: Private Sector
NFIRSGram: calculating fire cost
Today April 14, 2015 the Franklin County Commissioners recognized this week as National Telecommunicators Week. Press Release
Coffee Break Training: Patient Transportation Unit Leader or Group Supervisor
FEMA External Affairs Bulletin: April 6, 2015
Disaster Preparedness & Your Supply Chain training See Attached
Pennsylvania Insurance Department Urges Property Owners to Consider Flood Insurance& Provides Tips to Cut Premiums Press Release
PEMA Courses See brochure G-775 May 4-5 and L-146 May 6-7
PEMA Courses See brochure ICS-300 & ICS-400
Coffee Break Training: Medical Components of the ICS: Treatment Dispatch Manager
Coffee Break Training: Responder Health and Safety
Coffee Break Training: Administration: Insurance Services Office Public Protection Classification Class 9
SBA Webinar: Protect your Business from Spring Weather Threats March 10, 2015 2pm
Ready.gov Ready 2015
FEMA National Seasonal Preparedness 2015 Calendar
Ready.gov Severe Weather
Do you have an unlisted phone number and want to receive emergency information calls? Or would you prefer to receive the messages on your cell phone? If so, sign up by clicking the South Central Alert button at the top left of the page. Currently the system is based on white page listings and voluntary sign ups. Your information will not be distributed! Future phone messages through this system will use the following phone number, which will show up as the Caller ID: 717-217-4180. You can also prioritize which number gets called first during self registration.
Training documents and other information that may be helpful to those using the digital radios can be found on the Radio page.
Do you have a scanner you want to reprogram to the new county frequencies? An analog scanner can still pick up the fire dispatch channel, but you will need a digital trunked scanner to listen to everything else. Frequency list
Are you or your family at risk if disaster strikes? Find out by answering ten simple questions. If you are at risk, you can fill out a couple pages of information so you will be prepared. All this can be found on the CERT page.
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