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The US National Grid for Emergency Response
Approximately 14 minutes
The course "The US National Grid for Emergency Response" is designed to give you a basic understanding of the purpose and use of the US National Grid, and it’s value to emergency response situations.
This course was created by Pacific EMPRINTS, at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Anthropology. Creation of the course was funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Grant No. T01HP6427-0100.
The material covered in this course is related, in part, to the following capabilities from the Homeland Security Target Capabilities List:
Prevent: Information Sharing and
Dissemination Prevent: Intelligence Analysis and Production
Respond: Critical Resource Logistics & Distribution
Respond: Emergency Operations Center Management
Respond: Firefighting Operations/Support
Respond: On-site Incident Management
Respond: Responder Health and Safety
Respond: Urban Search and Rescue
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Describe the purpose of the US National Grid
Explain its advantages for emergency response operations
Specify positions using the US National Grid system
List requirements for US National Grid position references
List best practices for employing US National Grid position references
First Responders, Emergency/Disaster Planners, Incident Commanders
Certificate of Completion:
A Certificate of Completion is available to be printed for this course upon completion of the post-test with a score of 80% or higher.
*subject to change without notice.
Pacific Emergency Management, Preparedness, and Response Information Network and Training Services
Pacific EMPRINTS was funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Grant No. T01HP6427-0100
from September 1, 2005 through February 28, 2009.
The project was funded by FY 2008 Homeland Security Grant Program #2008-GE-T8-0022
from March 1, 2009 through Feb. 29, 2012.
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