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Training and Exercise Resource

People practicing CPR on another person

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides a variety of training and exercise resources available and applicable to the following:

  • Emergency Managers
  • Federal, State, and Local Governmental Representatives
  • Non-governmental Organizations
  • The Private Sector

FEMA NIMS Training Program

FEMA Emergency Planning Exercise

The American Red Cross offers safety training at various locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area such as first aid and CPR for adults, children and infants. offers an online Guide to Scholarships for First Responders & Their Family Members lists a number of national as well as regional resources.

Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) is community-based emergency and disaster training offered by the Los Angeles Fire Department. It is an all-risk, all-hazard training. This valuable course is designed to help you protect yourself, your family, your neighbors and your neighborhood in an emergency situation.


[Please note: The Emergency Management Department (EMD) periodically reviews helpful sites external to the City and provides links here.  This is done as a service to Angelenos, however, inclusion of such links - including commercial sites - in no way constitutes an endorsement of those sites or their host organization.  This does not imply that EMD or LA City endorses the products/services offered.]