Learning Objectives

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By the end of this web module, you should be able to:

  1. Identify the mechanisms for managing and securing resources at the local level during a response.
  2. Describe the roles of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) at the local and state level.
  3. List several sources of resources for a state-level response.
  4. Describe how a State requests federal assistance in a response.
  5. Describe coordination of a federal response at the national, regional and incident levels.
  6. Describe the 4 types of FEMA Mission Assignments (MA), the state/federal cost share for each and the types of MAs which may be made to APHIS Animal Care.
  7. Define credentialing and resource typing.
  8. Describe a Pets Coordination Unit, its missions and how it can be used to support animal issues.