Formidable Footprint offers a
series of exercises for neighborhood, community and
faith based organizations. These are on-line
exercises and were developed in accordance with Homeland
Security Exercise and Evaluation Program protocols.
The objective of the exercise series is for CERT and
Neighborhood Watch Programs, Neighborhood Associations,
Community / Faith Based Organizations, Citizen Corps,
Fire Corps and others to work as a team to become better
prepared for the next disaster communities may face.
There is no charge for
participation in any of the Formidable Footprint
exercises. You can participate as a group or go
through the exercise individually, although group
participation is encouraged.
For additional information or to
register for up-coming exercises, visit
Also, do not forget the
Independent Study Program offered by FEMA.
There are some very interesting and valuable courses
offered through this medium. Basic courses from
this site that are required for vetting (a higher level
of possible response) are
IS-100 Introduction to ICS,
IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action
IS-700 National Incident Management System Introduction
IS-800 National Response Framework, An Introduction.
IS-22 Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen
Preparedness , and
IS-808 Emergency Support Function (ESF) #8 – Public
Health and Medical Services is needed for MRC