The HSEEP templates are a great help in supporting exercise design, conduct, and evaluation, but they can be greatly improved for increased value.
Earlier today FEMA dropped the latest version of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) doctrine. Doing a quick comparison between this new version and the previous (2013) version, I’ve identified the following significant changes: They replaced the ‘Elected and Appointed Officials’ mentions within the document with ‘Senior Leaders’. This makes sense, since often … Continue reading NEW: 2020 HSEEP Revision
Based on my listing last year of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) training, some have asked recently where they can find HSEEP training. One of the most convenient sources is the web-based program run through FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI). This course, K0146, is conducted in a live webinar over several blocks of … Continue reading 2018-2019 HSEEP Training
Continuing from my previous blog post, I’ll answer a search phrase used to bring someone to my blog. Earlier this month, someone searched ‘Is HSEEP training mandatory?’. We speak, of course, of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program, which is the DHS-established standard in exercise program and project management. The short answer to the … Continue reading HSEEP Training – Is it Required
Emergency Preparedness Solutions is regularly looking for Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) trained personnel to help us design, conduct, and evaluate exercises. The following training bulletin from FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute provides updated information on the course offerings and application process. Below the training bulletin is a listing of the webinar-based offerings of … Continue reading 2017 HSEEP Course Information
VT VG Recruitment Notice2 (link to recruitment flyer) Emergency Preparedness Solutions, LLC is seeking Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)-trained personnel to support the Vermont Vigilant Guard full scale exercise, scheduled for July 25-August 2, 2016. You do not need to apply for the entire time period – the greatest need is from July 29-August … Continue reading HSEEP Controllers and Evaluators Still Needed
Emergency Preparedness Solutions, LLC is recruiting HSEEP-trained personnel to assist with exercise control and evaluation for Vermont Vigilant Guard 2016, being conducted this summer. See the attached flyer for additional information. Contact us now! VT VG Recruitment Notice -TR
HSEEP-trained personnel are needed this summer to serve as controllers and evaluators for a large exercise in the State of Vermont.
New administrations get to identify their priorities for various areas of focus… this can be both good and bad. It’s not a simple thing. New priorities should embrace progress, while ensuring that certain existing priorities, programs, and projects remain. Yes, some existing programs may deserve to be scrubbed, but far too often we see administrations … Continue reading Six Emergency Management Priorities for the Next Administration
Planning, training, and exercises, as the foundational activities of preparedness, shouldn’t be stopping because of the pandemic. Preparedness is an ongoing activity which needs to forge ahead with little disruption – and there is always plenty to do! What must we do, though, to accommodate necessary precautions in the age of the Pandemic? Let’s talk … Continue reading Preparedness in the Pandemic Age