National Emergency Training Center (NFA)
The NETC in Emmitsburg, MD offers the finest in educational resources. The 107-acre campus houses the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), the National Fire Academy (NFA), and the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). The campus is fully equipped with classrooms, lodging for students, a Learning Resource Center, and dining and recreational facilities.
USFA's NFA is part of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The NFA promotes the professional development of the fire and emergency response community and its allied professionals. To supplement and support state and local fire service training programs, the NFA develops, delivers and manages educational and training programs courses having a national focus that increases the capacity of the nation's fire and emergency services and the public to prevent, mitigate, prepare for and respond to local, regional and national emergencies.
The NFA's delivery systems are diverse. Courses are delivered at the resident facility in Emmitsburg, MD, and throughout the nation in cooperation with state and local fire training organizations and local colleges and universities.
More information can be found at: www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa.
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