If you are an emergency responder in Washington State, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has provided funding to five (5) consortium schools for responders to attend at no cost to you or your jurisdiction. For those responders working with hazardous materials, the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) provides hands-on specialized training to state and local emergency responders in the management and remediation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) incidents. Located at the former home of the U.S. Army Chemical School, Fort McClellan, the CDP conducts toxic agent training for the nation's civilian emergency response community. The training emergency responders receive at the CDP provides a valid method for ensuring high levels of confidence in equipment, procedures, and individual capabilities.
Center for Domestic Preparedness Training
Some examples of courses offered at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) located in Anniston, Alabama include (Click on links below to view course descriptions):
Center for Radiological /Nuclear Training (CTOS)
Click on the link below to view the National Domestic Preparedness web site with additional course dates and other offerings:
For directions on the registration process and needed forms, click on the link below and download the CDP application and medical form, complete and sign then email or fax to EMD.Training@mil.wa.gov or fax to 253.512.7206
State Point of Contact