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Disaster Assistance Process

Updated version of course formerly known as Damage Assessment. This one day course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the damage assessment process and how damage information is used by local and state officials. Participants will learn how to collect, organize, report and analyze damage information. Students are asked to bring a copy of the EOP/local ordinance that would identify any emergency powers available following a local disaster declaration.

Course Length: 8 hours

Course Manager:

Course Timeline: Please see the IEMA calendar.

Prerequisite: None

Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officials who may be involved in the damage assessment process, or those agencies who want to become familiar with damage assessment.

Scheduled Classes:
Date Location
Nov 5, 2014Lemont**
Jan 14, 2015Geneva**

** No lodging available

Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.

If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.




Exercise Information
FEMA Independent Study Program
Illinois Professional Emergency Manager Program
Illinois Professional Development Series
2013 IEMA Conference
Out-of-State Training Opportunities
Hazardous Materials Training Webpage
School & Campus Security Training
ICS 300 & 400 Training
FEMA Higher Education Project

Offered Courses

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