SBA Physical Property Disaster Deadline June 6

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Tennessee

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today it will open a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in McNairy County at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at The Latta Theater Visitor Center in Selmer, Tenn. At the BRC, SBA’s customer service representatives will assist Tennesseans applying for SBA disaster loans for losses due to severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes that occurred from March 31 through April 1. Read more about SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Tennessee

CERT Classes for 2023 ***New dates available***

Learn how to prepare for the unexpected by taking the FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training from the Shelby County Office of Preparedness. CERT students learn life-saving skills; gain a new confidence that they will know what do before, during and after a disaster. And be able to assist family, neighbors, and co-workers until the professional rescuers arrive on the scene.

CERT training is presented through lectures, videos, and hands-on exercises to teach students what to do before, during, and after a disaster.

Modules include: Read more about CERT Classes for 2023 ***New dates available***

L0146 - Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

This is an intermediate-level course designed to provide a set of guiding principles, standardized methodology, available resources and practical skill development, which will assist in developing an HSEEP consistent exercise program. This course describes a common approach to exercise program management, design and development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. Read more about L0146 - Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

G2300 - Intermediate EOC Functions

The E/L/G 2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center Functions is a three-day course with the goal of assisting individuals and jurisdictions who desire to develop or improve their Emergency Operation Centers (EOC). By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate, through activities and a Final Exam, the managerial and operational roles of the modern-day EOC as a NIMS Command and Coordination functional group operating within a Multiagency Coordination System (MACS).Selection Criteria: Read more about G2300 - Intermediate EOC Functions

G300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (ICS 300)

This two-day course provides training on the resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course describes how the NIMS Command/and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents; the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the ICS; Implement the incident management process on a simulated Type 3 incident, and students develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident. Read more about G300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (ICS 300)

SAR125 - GPS/Land Navigation

This course gives the participants a detailed understanding of GPS technology, topographical maps, coordinate systems, and mapping programs. Participants will be capable of relaying positioning information to search managers and receiving positioning instructions in order to move to directed search areas. Read more about SAR125 - GPS/Land Navigation