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NDPTC Hosts the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium Quarterly Meeting

Posted on July 18, 2015

The National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) hosted the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium's (NDPC) Quarterly Meeting in Kona, Hawaii from July 13 - 16, 2015.

NDPC consists of seven FEMA Training Providers, which include the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) at the University of Hawaii, National Center for Biomedical Research and Training at Lousiana State University, the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (NERRTC) at the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC) at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, the Center for Radiological Nuclear Testing at the Nevada National Security Site (CTOS/NNSA), the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) at the Transportation Technology Center, and Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). During the weeklong meetings, NDPC Principals and Committee (Curriculum, Operations, and Information Technology) members discussed matters to improve training to reduce risk, and increase resilience. Also in attendance were FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) executives, as well as partners from the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) at the Naval Postgraduate School, and Emergency Management Institute (EMI).