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L0103 – Planning: Emergency Operations (Newport News)

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Emergency Management



Date and Time




WHEN: Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 8:00 AM – Thursday, February 24, 2022, 5:00 PM

WHERE: 511 Oyster Point Rd, Newport News, Virginia 23602, United States

About this event

Purpose: This course in the Emergency Management Basic Academy is designed to give basic concepts and planning steps to those new to the field of emergency management so that they may apply planning discipline and skills to challenges in their jobs. 

The course content includes emergency management planning doctrine and steps to take to accomplish writing plans and using them to deal with special events, which are common challenges for all jurisdictions.

The content also derives from Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101, Developing and Maintaining State, Territorial, Tribal and Local Government Emergency Plans and its six-step planning process and inclusive Whole Community philosophy. Likewise, doctrine from Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 201, Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis, is included in the course. Special event planning is then explained in the course and table group activities to analyze plans for special events are conducted.

Target Audience: This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers. To register, log in to the Commonwealth of Virginia Learn Center:  You must register for each course individually. If you need assistance, please contact the Help Desk at

Prerequisite: Completion of the L0101 Foundations of Emergency Management is recommended. 

COURSE MANAGER: Candice Crockett