Training & Exercise
The Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) coordinates training and exercise opportunities designed to increase disaster resilience and response readiness across the County in preparation for potential emergencies and/or disasters. Training and exercise opportunities bring community partners together from local emergency management, local and state government, public safety/first responders, nonprofit and volunteer organizations, and the private sector.
Training is offered online and in-house from local, state, and Federal partners with the purpose of preparing our residents, responders, and partners with the skill to respond and recover from disasters.
Exercises are conducted to validate plans, policies, and procedures by facilitated seminars, workshops, tabletops, drills, functional, or full-scale exercise following the Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
- - Training and Exercise opportunities are now available through a new, web-based, online training management system.
- - Provides training to various public and private sector officials to strengthen emergency management competencies.
- - Offers a variety of self-paced courses designed for people with a emergency management responsibilities and the general public.
- FEMA Region X Master Training & Exercise Calendar - Provides regional training opportunities.
- - A DHS/FEMA training partner providing high-quality training to emergency management responders throughout the United States and its territories under DHS/FEMA's Homeland Security National Training Program Cooperative Agreement
- Snohomish County Training & Exercise Plan (TEP) - Outlines the County's plans and methodology for training and exercise.