Training & Exercises
DHSES Training Information
In support of the Division's mission, DHSES delivers and supports training and exercises. There is a dedicated focus to ensure first-responder disciplines (Fire, EMS, Emergency Management, and Law Enforcement) receive the highest level of attention. The Division collaborates on training and exercise initiatives with many government and non-governmental organizations, staff, management, planners and technical groups. DHSES provides training to elected officials and public works, health, technology, and communications personnel.
The State Disaster Preparedness Commission's Exercise Committee coordinates and supports exercise activities, including: training, coaching, evaluation, and after action commitments; and an annual major exercise between stakeholders and partner agencies.