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Training and Exercises

YCEMA hosts trainings and exercises for all 29 municipalities in York County, first responders, and other agencies. Trainings and exercises help to prepare agencies for various emergency situations, incidents, and disasters.

For more information or questions, contact the Training and Response Coordinator.

Training and Exercises: Services

Upcoming Instructor-Led Webinars

Thursday, October 5

Shelter Operations Course

Description: YCEMA has a county-wide sheltering team made up of volunteers, first responders, and municipal staff from York County cities/towns. This team activates during emergencies, such as extended power outages, hurricanes, etc., where sheltering for residents and pets is needed. If you would like to join our team or if you are interested in learning more about disaster sheltering operations, please join us. We’ll cover a wide array of items related to pre-disaster planning, safety, staffing, equipment, and other considerations that will enable participants to be better prepared going forward.

Date: Thursday, October 5th

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: YCEMA, 149 Jordan Springs Rd, Alfred, ME 04002

Cost: Free

Register here:

Training and Exercises: Schedule

Ongoing Self-Study Courses

FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

The Center for Rural Development security trainings: 

Center for Radiological Nuclear Training

FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness

Texas Engineering Extension Service

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency Academy

Training and Exercises: Schedule
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