Managing Extended Operations Using an ICS-201

EMSI is pleased to announce that we will be offering our recently revised and enhanced ICS-220 Initial Response Team course (All-Hazards Initial Response) at the All-Hazards IMT (AHIMT) Association (AHIMTA) Training & Education Symposium, December 2-3. Training enrollment is limited to symposium attendees and will be managed by the AHIMT …

EMSI Hurricane Response Support

As Texas and Louisiana recover from Hurricane Harvey and the Caribbean and Florida brace for Hurricane Irma, EMSI is ready to assist government and private sector entities with response and incident management support.  Learn more about our response support services at  http://www.emsics.com/response/, including: Incident Management Teams (IMT) IMT augmentation, coaching …

Are you a Bi-lingual Planner? The APEX (JOPES) and ICS Connection

Like many government agencies and private industries, emergency management has its own language. From “Incident Commanders” to “IAPs” to “Staging Areas”, we use an alphabet soup of acronyms and terms to define those commonalities that enable responders across a broad spectrum to understand what we mean when we request something …

EMSI Welcomes Nate Russo

EMSI is pleased to announce the addition of Nate Russo to our team.  Nate joins us after working for the last ten years with the U.S. Department of Energy / National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) in their Emergency Operations and Nuclear Counterterrorism programs.  Nate will continue to support these programs …

¡EMSI ofrece cursos de SCI en español!

EMSI está orgulloso de ofrecer cursos básicos de Sistemas de Comando de Incidentes (SCI) (100, 200, 300) en español. Los cursos a este nivel proporcionan una visión general de cómo funciona el SCI, incluyendo las características principales, la terminología común, los conceptos clave, la estructura organizacional y un conocimiento básico …

Is your IMT ready for hurricane season?

Hurricane season has quietly arrived. Running from June 1st through November 30th, hurricane season in recent years has taught us that areas previously thought safe may not be so anymore. Who can forget Hurricane Sandy’s devastating effects on the northeast? According to the latest forecasts released by Colorado State University …

Where in the World is EMSI?

A busy spring has had EMSI on the move, working domestically and abroad. Outside of the U.S., EMSI has conducted activities in Canada, Nigeria, and Norway this spring. In March, EMSI conducted a myriad of activities including: Staging Area Manager training for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Task …