FEMA Releases NIMS Report


On June 11, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Implementation Objectives for Local, State, Tribal, and Territorial Jurisdictions. The primary function of NIMS is to aid in preparation of catastrophic disasters by allowing organizations, nationwide, to work collectively during emergencies.
Additionally, the NIMS Implementation Objectives identifies specific activities that are involved in NIMS implementation for state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) organizations and jurisdictions. For additional information on NIMS—click here.

To further assist in this effort, FEMA will conduct a series of 30-minute webinars. Each of the webinars are open to the anyone, however advance registration is required due to space limitations. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. To register, click on your preferred webinar session from the list below:
  1. Webinar 1: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. EDT
  2. Webinar 2: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EDT
  3. Webinar 3: Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EDT  

Please contact Marty Williams, APWA Government Affairs Manager at mwilliams@apwa.net or (202) 218-6732 with any questions.