TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: FEMA Local Damage Assessment (G0556)


July 13, 2017


FEMA Local Damage Assessment (G0556)
September 12 & 13, 2017

When a disaster or major emergency occurs, damage assessment must be done quickly and accurately, to reduce the impact on people and identify resource needs. This information enables the direction of emergency response personnel and resources to the most appropriate areas and helps identify the need for additional resources.

The purpose of this one and a half day course is to equip local officials with the knowledge, understanding, and skills they need to be able to conduct rapid and effective Needs and Damage Assessments in order to save lives and protect property.

MEMA Operations and Planning staff will conduct the program.

Target Audience: This course is for state and local officials who are responsible for assessing, collecting, and reporting damages during and after any event that causes damage of private, public, and critical infrastructure.

Course Location: The course will be held in the MEMA classroom located in the Central Maine Commerce Center (CMCC). The CMCC is located at 45 Commerce Drive off Route 27 in North Augusta. Class will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on day one, 8:15 a.m. to noon on day two. Lunch and breaks will be provided. Lodging for state and municipal students traveling more than 50 miles from their work base is available. Call MEMA training for details. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.

For further information, please contact Mike Grant @ MEMA.

All applications should be submitted by email/fax via FEMA 119-25-1 training application form.

Application period ends 10 business days before class date.

FEMA form can be found at:



Mike Grant @ MEMA
1-800-452-8735 or 207-624-4460