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Training Opportunity: ICS-220 and ICS-320

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring two team-based, scenario-driven ICS training courses designed for responders who may be expected to serve in a leadership position in an initial response organization. Participants may enroll in one or both courses. Program registration costs, materials, and lunch for attendees will be paid for by NERAC. Attendees must be employed in the NERAC region. The ICS-220 course will take place on March 21st. The ICS-320 course is three days, and will run March 22nd-24th....

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Training Opportunity: Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT)

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring two training courses on Active Shooter Response for law enforcement officers that serve the NERAC region. The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) courses prepare first responders to isolate, distract, and neutralize an active shooter, and cover a number of related tactics and techniques using both classroom and field-based activities, including dynamic force-on-force scenarios. The first course will take place on February 21st and 22nd  from...

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NERAC Newsletter-December 2016

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

NERAC Newsletter-December 2016

Please click the link below for information on trainings and exercises offered by NERAC!  Also included in this edition of the NERAC newsletter are updates on resources such as CAT Tourniquets, portable radios and ambubuses available to Northeast Region stakeholders, information on NERAC’s FY16 projects, and the latest National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin issued by the Department of Homeland Security! View the newsletter...

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NERAC Newsletter – July 2016

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

NERAC Newsletter – July 2016

Please click the link below for information on recent trainings and exercises offered by NERAC on active shooter response, community-level cybersecurity preparedness, social media for disaster response and recovery, and school evacuations!  Also included in this edition of the NERAC newsletter are updates on resources such as fit testing machines, portable surveillance cameras, and ambubuses available to Northeast Region stakeholders, and information on the latest National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin issued by the Department of...

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NERAC Discipline Spotlight: Public Safety Communications

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

NERAC Discipline Spotlight: Public Safety Communications

NERAC Discipline Spotlight: Public Safety Communications This blog is Part 3 of an 11-part series discussing the NERAC Council’s initiatives over the last 12 years specific to each of the public safety disciplines represented on the Council.  Check back every 2-3 weeks for new posts!   The NERAC Council is committed to the enhancement and expansion of interoperable public safety communications in the region, and has demonstrated this commitment over the years through a wide array of investments into equipment upgrades, system expansions,...

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NERAC Discipline Spotlight: Public Health

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

NERAC Discipline Spotlight: Public Health

NERAC Discipline Spotlight: Public Health This blog is Part 2 of an 11-part series discussing the NERAC Council’s initiatives over the last 12 years specific to each of the public safety disciplines represented on the Council.  Check back every 2-3 weeks for new posts!   The NERAC Council supports public health in the region by making critical sheltering equipment and supplies available to municipalities when they need them most, as well as providing funding for regional trainings and exercises. Richard Day, the Health Director for the...

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Training Announcement: Social Media for Natural Disaster Response and Recovery (PER-304)

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Training Announcement: Social Media for Natural Disaster Response and Recovery (PER-304)

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring a one-day training on the use of social media in disaster response and recovery for public safety professionals that serve the NERAC region and those who support the implementation of their communications plans. Social media can be an invaluable tool in issuing public warnings, directions, and situational updates. When used correctly, social media can also help to monitor public perception of a disaster and to evaluate disaster management efforts. This 8-hour...

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NERAC Discipline Spotlight: Public Works

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

NERAC Discipline Spotlight: Public Works

NERAC Discipline Spotlight: Public Works   This blog is Part 1 of an 11-part series discussing the NERAC Council’s initiatives over the last 12 years specific to each of the public safety disciplines represented on the Council.  Check back every 2-3 weeks for new posts!   The NERAC Council is composed of 15 representatives from the fire service, law enforcement, EMS, emergency management, corrections, hospitals, public works, government administration, public health, public safety communications, and transit disciplines in the Northeast...

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Incident Command System Working Group

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Incident Command System Working Group

The NERAC Council has recently formed an Incident Command System (ICS) Working Group to increase opportunities for ICS training and help standardize ICS implementation throughout the region.  The group, which is made up of NERAC Council members from various disciplines, as well as other stakeholders from across the region representing critical response agencies, will be meeting on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM in the Burlington Town Hall Main Hearing Room.  All interested stakeholders from the region are encouraged to...

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Cyber Security Awareness Training (2 Days)

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Cyber Security Awareness Training (2 Days)

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring a two-day training on Cyber Security for public safety professionals that serve the NERAC region and those who support their technology infrastructures. The training will consist of two courses developed by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX): Essentials of Community Cyber Security (AWR-136) and The EOC’s Role in Community Cyber Security (MGT-384). The Essentials of Community Cyber Security training is a four hour non-technical introduction to...

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