This 4-day course is designed to train participants to effectively use FEMA P-55, Coastal Construction Manual (4th Edition). The course and publication provide a comprehensive approach to planning, siting, designing, constructing, and maintaining homes in the coastal environment. The course contains in-depth descriptions of design, construction, and maintenance practices that, when followed, will increase the durability of residential buildings in the harsh coastal environment and reduce economic losses associated with coastal natural disasters. This course is offered at FEMA's Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, MD, and is scheduled for August 21 - 26, 2016.
To Apply: Complete a FEMA Form 119-25-1, General Admissions Application, with student signature and signature of supervisor or sponsoring agency official/State Emergency Management Training Office. Submit the application, no later than July 11, 2016. Mail, scan, or fax it to:
NETC Admissions Office (Room I-216) National Emergency Training Center 16825 South Seton Avenue Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8998 Phone: (301) 447-1035 Fax: (301) 447-1658
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