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The Center for Domestic Preparedness' cutting-edge training incorporates the nation's only toxic chemical agent training facility for civilian responders. Using nerve agents GB and VX, the facility located in A... More

Anniston, Ala. , July 27, 2007 -- The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) is the only Congressionally-chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training center for civilians.  The CDP specializes in providing resident and non-resident advanced hands-on, all-hazards training for America's state, local, and tribal emergency responders in their mission to prevent, deter, respond to, and recover from terrorist acts and other catastrophic events, especially those involving WMD or hazardous materials. CDP/Shannon Arledge

Anniston, Ala. , July 27, 2007 -- The Center for Domestic Preparedness...

The original database describes this as: Title: Center for Domestic Preparedness building Production Date: 07/27/2007 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , July 27, 2007 -- The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) is ... More

Emergency Planning and Security - Anniston, Ala. , October 9, 2009 -- First Responders collect evidence from a potential hazardous crime scene, during a training exercise at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).  During CDP training emergency response personnel, regardless of specialty, learn the importance of preserving crime scenes when responding to All-Hazards, Mass-casualty events.  Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Anniston, Ala. , October 9, 2009 -- ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Law Enforcement Training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness Production Date: 10/09/2009 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , October 9, 2009 -- First Responders coll... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , April 23, 2010 -- Mayor Richard Hildreth (pictured front-left), of Pacific, Wash. , assists his team of emergency responders transport a simulated survivor through the initial stage of decontamination during an exercise.  Hildreth attended training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Ala. , and has completed several CDP courses over the past two years.  CDP training instructs responders to determine their response, select required equipment, personal protective levels, and decontamination procedures.  Learn more about the CDP at http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , April 23, 2010 -- Mayor Richard...

The original database describes this as: Title: Mayor Richard Hildreth at CDP training Production Date: 04/23/2010 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , April 23, 2010 -- Mayor Richard Hildreth (pictured front-left), of... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , April 23, 2010 -- Mayor Richard Hildreth of Pacific, Wash. , prepares for emergency responder training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).  Hildreth has completed several CDP courses over the past two years.  CDP training instructs responders to determine their response, select required equipment, personal protective levels, and decontamination procedures.  Learn more about the CDP at http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , April 23, 2010 -- Mayor Richard...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Shannon Arledge taken on 04/23/2010 in Alabama Production Date: 04/23/2010 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , April 23, 2010 -- Mayor Richard Hildreth of ... More

Students at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, in Anniston, Ala., survey a simulated accident scene that poses a radiological threat. The CDP is a partner with the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP), and students learn to respond to, and manage, radiological operations. The course also focuses on response plans and procedures for complex incidents such as a terrorist event

Students at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, in Anniston, Ala., s...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2011-05-05 14:12:06 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., June 3, 2013 -- (Left to Right) Patrick Conroy, from the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colo., Haskey Bryant from the Jefferson County Department of Health in Birmingham, Ala., and Police Officer Michael Connolly, from the Boston Police Department Crime Scene Response Unit spoke at the Center for Domestic Preparedness's 15th Anniversary celebration. The topics focused on the healthcare response to Aurora's theater shooting, the environmental response to Alabama's 2011 tornado outbreak, and response following the Boston Marathon bombing. Each speaker previously trained at the CDP and credit their response to training. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., June 3, 2013 -- (Left to Right) Patrick Conroy, from t...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Ceremony ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disa... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare workers sample a simulated victim for contaminants during an exercise at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, located in Anniston, Ala.  These students were attending the Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents course that places emergency response providers in a realistic mass-casualty training scenario.  For more information on the CDP's, more than 50, specialized programs and courses, please visit their web site at:  http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents Production Date: 01/21/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare wo... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare workers rush to decontaminate a simulated victim during an exercise at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, located in Anniston, Ala.  These students were attending the Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents course that places emergency response providers in a realistic mass-casualty training scenario.  For more information on the CDP's, more than 50, specialized programs and courses, please visit their web site at:  http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents Production Date: 01/21/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare wo... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare workers triage simulated victims during an exercise at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, located in Anniston, Ala.  These students were attending the Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents course that places emergency response providers in a realistic mass-casualty training scenario.  For more information on the CDP's, more than 50, specialized programs and courses, please visit their web site at:  http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents Production Date: 01/21/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare wo... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare workers rush to decontaminate a simulated victim during an exercise at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, located in Anniston, Ala.  These students were attending the Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents course that places emergency response providers in a realistic mass-casualty training scenario.  For more information on the CDP's, more than 50, specialized programs and courses, please visit their web site at:  http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents Production Date: 01/21/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare wo... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 --  Michelle Hollingsworth, a registered nurse, listens for breathing following simulated life-saving measures during the Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents course.  HERT places emergency response providers in a realistic mass-casualty training scenario.  For more information on the CDP's, more than 50, specialized programs and courses, please visit their web site at:  http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Michelle H...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents Production Date: 01/21/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Michelle Hol... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare workers triage a simulated victim during an exercise at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, located in Anniston, Ala.  These students were attending the Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents course that places emergency response providers in a realistic mass-casualty training scenario.  For more information on the CDP's, more than 50, specialized programs and courses, please visit their web site at:  http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents Production Date: 01/21/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare wo... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare workers triage a simulated victim during an exercise at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, located in Anniston, Ala. These students were attending the Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents course that places emergency response providers in a realistic mass-casualty training scenario. For more information on the CDP's, more than 50, specialized programs and courses, please visit their web site at:  http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents Production Date: 01/21/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , January 21, 2011 -- Healthcare wo... More

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 24, 2011 -- Bill Brown, North Dakota Department of Emergency Services, attributes his CDP training to his successful response serving in the logistics department of the Minot, N. D. Emergency Operations Center. FEMA is providing assistance to residents who were affected by flooding. Photo by Bill Brown/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 24, 2011 -- Bill Brown, North Dakota De...

The original database describes this as: Title: North Dakota Emergency Operations Center Production Date: 06/24/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 24, 2011 -- Bill Brown, North Dakota Department of Emergency ... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Todd Jones, superintendent of the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) demonstrates a positive result for nerve agent during training at the CDP's Chemical, Ordnance, Biological, and Radiological (COBRA) Training Facility.  The COBRA is the nation's only toxic chemical agent training facility for civilian responders. The facility located in Anniston, Ala. , offers a one-of-a-kind training opportunity using nerve agents GB and VX. Learn more about the CDP at http://cdp. dhs. gov.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Todd Jones, s...

The original database describes this as: Title: Training at the CDP's Chemical, Ordnance, Biological, and Radiological (COBRA) Facility Production Date: 08/04/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 --... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston , Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) Superintendent Todd Jones (pictured front-left), along with other members of his team, carry a simulated victim through the decontamination process during an exercise at the CDP. The CDP, in Anniston, Ala. instructs responders to determine their response tactics, select required equipment, personal protective levels, and decontamination procedures.  Responding to All-Hazards, Mass-casualty events is a highlight and core principle behind CDP training.  Learn more about the CDP at http://cdp. dhs. gov. (Photo by Shannon Arledge/CDP)

Chemical/Biological - Anniston , Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Center for D...

The original database describes this as: Title: Center for Domestic Preparedness Training Production Date: 08/04/2011 Caption: Anniston , Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) Super... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- (Left to Right) New York Fire Fighters Donald Cosman and William Farrell stand with Todd Jones, superintendent of the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), following a training exercise at the Chemical, Ordnance, Biological, and Radiological (COBRA) Training Facility.  COBRA courses prepare responders for a CBRNE incident by providing them the opportunity to practice their knowledge and skills in the nation's only toxic chemical training facility for civilian emergency responders. Learn more about the CDP at http://cdp. dhs. gov. (Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA)

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- (Left to Righ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Center for Domestic Preparedness Superintendent Production Date: 08/04/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- (Left to Right) New York Fire Fighters ... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Todd Jones, superintendent of the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), displays his COBRA pin after completing a training course at the Chemical, Ordnance, Biological, and Radiological (COBRA) Training Facility.  Emergency responders attending a COBRA course are presented the coveted COBRA pin - a King Cobra in a hooded threat display, a recognizable warning posture - signifying their successful entry and execution of tasks in a toxic environment.  The COBRA Training Facility is the nation's only toxic chemical agent training facility for civilian responders. (Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA)

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Todd Jones, s...

The original database describes this as: Title: COBRA pin Production Date: 08/04/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Todd Jones, superintendent of the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), dis... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Todd Jones, superintendent of the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), simulates decontamination of a survivor during an exercise at the center.  The CDP, in Anniston, Ala. instructs responders to determine their response tactics, select required equipment, personal protective levels, and decontamination procedures.  The CDP specializes in providing advanced, hands-on, all-hazards training for state, local, and tribal emergency responders. Learn more about the CDP at http://cdp. dhs. gov. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Todd Jones, s...

The original database describes this as: Title: Center for Domestic Preparedness Training Course Production Date: 08/04/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- Todd Jones, superintendent of the Cent... More

Anniston, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- Responders attending the hands-on training courses at the Center for Domestic Preparedness  (CDP) will now have an added level of realism thanks to a school bus recently added to simulated mass casualty exercise.  Shannon Arledge FEMA/CDP

Anniston, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- Responders attending the hands-on t...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Shannon Arledge taken on 08/05/2011 in Alabama Production Date: 08/05/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- Responders attending the h... More

ANNISTON, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- A survivor is extracted from a simulated accident during training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) as other first responders receive the patient for decontamination and treatment.  Shannon Arledge FEMA/CDP

ANNISTON, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- A survivor is extracted from a simu...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Shannon Arledge taken on 08/05/2011 in Alabama Production Date: 08/05/2011 Caption: ANNISTON, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- A survivor is extracted fr... More

ANNISTON, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- A responder surveys a simulated accident scene to quickly assess and triage potential survivors during training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).  The CDP recently incorporated a school bus into training scenarios at the Chemical, Ordnance, Biological, and Radiological (COBRA) Training Facility.  Shannon Arledge FEMA/CDP

ANNISTON, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- A responder surveys a simulated acc...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Shannon Arledge taken on 08/05/2011 in Alabama Production Date: 08/05/2011 Caption: ANNISTON, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- A responder surveys a simu... More

ANNISTON, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- A first responder arriving at a simulated accident scene involving a school bus and hazardous materials, during training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), quickly reads a 'symptoms' card to properly triage potential survivors.

ANNISTON, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- A first responder arriving at a sim...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Shannon Arledge taken on 08/05/2011 in Alabama Production Date: 08/05/2011 Caption: ANNISTON, Ala. , August 5, 2011 -- A first responder arriving... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Nov. 18, 2011 -- A lab technician prepares biological materials for use in future training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The CDP will begin using biological materials in training scenarios in 2012. Several key homeland security publications have identified the need for enhanced preparedness for biological attacks. Photo by Shannon Arledge CDP/FEMA

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Nov. 18, 2011 -- A lab technici...

The original database describes this as: Title: Biological Training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness Production Date: 11/18/2011 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , Nov. 18, 2011 -- A lab technician prepares bi... More

Anniston, Ala., Oct. 31, 2012 -- A new patient simulator undergoes the decontamination process during a recent end-of-course exercise at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Unlike other patient simulators, these may come in contact with water, sand, dirt, heat, and humidity. These new systems allow emergency responders to provide complete mass casualty care from the beginning of medical treatment to the end

Anniston, Ala., Oct. 31, 2012 -- A new patient simulator undergoes the...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergen... More

Anniston, Ala., Oct. 25, 2012 -- Liane Richardson recently graduated the Technical Emergency Response Training for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) Incidents (TERT) course at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. The TERT course is multidisciplinary and a keystone training program at the CDP. TERT provides a foundation for all emergency responders, to include government officials

Anniston, Ala., Oct. 25, 2012 -- Liane Richardson recently graduated t...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-25 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Keywords: Government ^ Training ^ Chemical ^ Response ^ FEMA ^ Sta... More

Anniston, Ala., Oct. 25, 2012 -- Liane Richardson (front left), Lane County, Oregon, county administrator, simulates the initial decontamination of a disaster survivor at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Ala. recently. Richardson attended the Technical Emergency Response Training for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) Incidents (TERT) course

Anniston, Ala., Oct. 25, 2012 -- Liane Richardson (front left), Lane C...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-25 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Keywords: Training ^ Chemical ^ Response ^ FEMA ^ biological ^ wmd... More

Anniston, Ala., Oct. 17, 2012 -- The second FEMA Corps class of 231 students from the AmeriCorps Vinton, Iowa, campus graduates from training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness. A total of 462 Corps members have graduated from the training to date. Upon graduation, members deploy in teams of ten to their service assignments around the country

Anniston, Ala., Oct. 17, 2012 -- The second FEMA Corps class of 231 st...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: FEMA News Photo City/State: Anniston, AL Keywords: FEMA ^ Corps ^ CDP ^ FEMACorps ^ graduation ^ Domestic P... More

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 22, 2012 -- The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) operates 900,000 square feet throughout its training campus.  The CDP's goal is to reduce consumption of electricity and natural gas throughout campus. Over the past two years, the CDP has completed several energy conservation projects. These projects were made possible thanks to collaboration with FEMA Support Services and Facilities Management Division

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 22, 2012 -- The Center for Domestic Preparedness ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-08-22 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Keywords: Training ^ Hazmat ^ Chemical ^ tribal ^ CBRNE ^ State ^ ... More

Anniston, Ala. , Jan. 27, 2012 -- Jack Harper, city manager of Hillsborough, Texas, addresses his class during the Instructor Training Certification (ITC) course he recently attended at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Ala.  Harper and his other classmates were required to prepare a 10 minute presentation as a final assignment in the class.  Derek Jensen/FEMA

Anniston, Ala. , Jan. 27, 2012 -- Jack Harper, city manager of Hillsbo...

The original database describes this as: Title: Jack Harper at Instructor Training Certification Course Production Date: 01/27/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , Jan. 27, 2012 -- Jack Harper, city manager of Hil... More

Anniston, Ala. , Feb. 1, 2012 -- Students attending the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) course treat a simulated explosion survivor during the first exercise following the opening of the new emergency department at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.  CDP training focuses on mass casualty response to a catastrophic natural disaster or terrorist act. FEMA/Derek Jensen

Anniston, Ala. , Feb. 1, 2012 -- Students attending the Healthcare Lea...

The original database describes this as: Title: Students train at CDP Production Date: 02/01/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , Feb. 1, 2012 -- Students attending the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Inci... More

Anniston, Ala. , Feb. 1, 2012 -- (Left) FEMA Chief of Staff Jason McNamara observes Robi Mobley, Human Patient Simulator (HPS) specialist, administer medication to an HPS commonly used in healthcare training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).  CDP has 20 units and has incorporated patient simulators into its healthcare training at the Noble Training Facility for almost five years. FEMA/Derek Jensen

Anniston, Ala. , Feb. 1, 2012 -- (Left) FEMA Chief of Staff Jason McNa...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Chief of Staff at CDP Production Date: 02/01/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , Feb. 1, 2012 -- (Left) FEMA Chief of Staff Jason McNamara observes Robi Mobley... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , March 8, 2012 -- Corey Gruber (center), Assistant Administrator for FEMA's National Preparedness Directorate, observes students removing contaminated clothing from a simulated survivor prior to decontamination. Rick Dickson, Assistant Director of CDP Training and Education, explains how many first responders gain an appreciation for how their responsibility affects another responder's role during the response process.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , March 8, 2012 -- Corey Gruber (...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Shannon Arledge taken on 03/08/2012 in Alabama Production Date: 03/08/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , March 8, 2012 -- Corey Gruber (center), Assi... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , March 8, 2012 -- Corey Gruber, Assistant Administrator for FEMA's National Preparedness Directorate, listens to Rick Dickson (left), Assistant Director of CDP Training and Education, explain how innovative use of resources has improved the CDP's ability to provide realistic, up-to-date training.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , March 8, 2012 -- Corey Gruber, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: National Preparedness Directorate Leadership Visits CDP Production Date: 03/08/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , March 8, 2012 -- Corey Gruber, Assistant Administ... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , July 12, 2012 -- Deborah French, director of emergency preparedness for the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA), tracks hospital operations as her emergency operations team works to manage a simulated mass casualty event at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). French attended the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) course that provides healthcare professionals necessary knowledge to generate appropriate decisions following a disaster or mass casualty event.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , July 12, 2012 -- Deborah French...

The original database describes this as: Title: Colorado Hospital Association Benefits from CDP Training Production Date: 07/12/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , July 12, 2012 -- Deborah French, director of eme... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , July 12, 2012 -- Deborah French, the director of emergency preparedness for the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA), identified above as the operations section chief, updates other members of her team during her final exercise at the CDP.  French played a pivotal role as her team managed hospital emergency operations during the training exercise. The CHA works with the state to improve healthcare emergency responses through effective all-hazards planning, coordination, and collaboration with more than 90 hospitals and preparedness partners.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , July 12, 2012 -- Deborah French...

The original database describes this as: Title: Colorado Hospital Association Benefits from CDP Training Production Date: 07/12/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , July 12, 2012 -- Deborah French, the director of... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , July 12, 2012 -- Deborah French, director of emergency preparedness for the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA), answers a call in the hospital Emergency Operations Center during a mass casualty exercise at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , July 12, 2012 -- Deborah French...

The original database describes this as: Title: CHA Benefits from CDP Training, Better Prepared Production Date: 07/12/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , July 12, 2012 -- Deborah French, director of emergency pr... More

Anniston, Ala. , Aug. 8, 2012 -- 330th Military Police Company training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.

Anniston, Ala. , Aug. 8, 2012 -- 330th Military Police Company trainin...

The original database describes this as: Title: Center for Domestic Preparedness Training Production Date: 08/08/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , Aug. 8, 2012 -- 330th Military Police Company training at the C... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Aug. 31, 2012 -- A subway car displays results from a simulated tunnel collapse that will require the triage and extrication of survivors.  The subway system gives training personnel the option to also include lighting malfunctions, smoke, and realistic sounds depicting the chaos expected in an actual event. Photo by Shannon Arledge, CDP/FEMA

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Aug. 31, 2012 -- A subway car d...

The original database describes this as: Title: Enhanced Training Focuses on Subway Response Production Date: 08/31/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , Aug. 31, 2012 -- A subway car displays results from a simula... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Aug. 31, 2012 -- A subway car displays results from a simulated tunnel collapse that will require the triage and extrication of survivors.  The subway system gives training personnel the option to also include lighting malfunctions, smoke, and realistic sounds depicting the chaos expected in an actual event. (Photo Blur Illustration/Shannon Arledge, CDP/FEMA)

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Aug. 31, 2012 -- A subway car d...

The original database describes this as: Title: Enhanced Training Focuses on Subway Response Production Date: 08/31/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , Aug. 31, 2012 -- A subway car displays results from a simula... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Sep. 5, 2012 -- The Center for Domestic Preparedness created a rail system that uses four cars. One car features a tunnel collapse scene, while another is damaged by an improvised explosive device. The subway system requires a response by emergency personnel to triage and extricate survivors, and mitigate the scene from hazardous chemicals or biological materials.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Sep. 5, 2012 -- The Center for ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Enhanced Training Focuses on Subway Response Production Date: 09/05/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , Sep. 5, 2012 -- The Center for Domestic Preparedness created... More

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Sep. 5, 2012 -- Smoke fills the room in a rail car during a simulated subway accident at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The CDP created a subway system, complete with full size rail cars, lighting, seating, and even the commercial signage common on subways.

Chemical/Biological - Anniston, Ala. , Sep. 5, 2012 -- Smoke fills the...

The original database describes this as: Title: Enhanced Training Focuses on Subway Response Production Date: 09/05/2012 Caption: Anniston, Ala. , Sep. 5, 2012 -- Smoke fills the room in a rail car during a ... More

Anniston, Ala., May 16, 2013 --The CDP created an urban area street scene featuring businesses, apartments, alleyways, a loading area, and other features found in a city environment

Anniston, Ala., May 16, 2013 --The CDP created an urban area street sc...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Emergency response personnel perform technical decontamination the CDP Advanced Responder Training Complex. CDP training focuses on incident management, mass casualty response, and emergency response to a catastrophic natural disaster or terrorist act. CDP training for state, local, and tribal responders is fully funded by FEMA, a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Round-trip air and ground transportation, lodging, and meals are provided at no cost to responders or their agency. To learn more about the Center for Domestic Preparedness, visit http://cdp.dhs.gov or call 866-213-9553. Photo by Benjamin Crossley CDP/FEMA

Emergency response personnel perform technical decontamination the CDP...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-11-22 10:47:08 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Keywords: ERHM Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activi... More

Anniston, Ala., June 26, 2013 --Thirteen students from the Junior Law Enforcement Academy surveyed a street scene at the CDP recently. The CDP hosted the teenagers from the 2013 Junior Law Enforcement Academy. The teens trained in one of the CDP training venues that resembles real-life living and work facilities, including a simulated subway system where Human Patient Simulators served as victims and a warehouse that has been converted into a street scene complete with a paved road, shops and a subway entrance

Anniston, Ala., June 26, 2013 --Thirteen students from the Junior Law ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Emergency response personnel check for radiological activity on a manikin at the Noble Training Facility at the CDP. The CDP is a partner with the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP), and students learn to respond to, and manage, radiological operations

Emergency response personnel check for radiological activity on a mani...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-12-19 09:07:15 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Keywords: EMO Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activit... More

Anniston, Ala., July 19, 2013 -- A group of emergency responders attending training at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) prepare to enter the CDP's mock subway train system through a simulated street scene used in training. These responders are part of the United States Army National Guard 140th Chemical Company from Los Alamitos, Calif. The unit brought 38 soldiers to FEMA's CDP to attend advanced-level training on handling hazardous materials. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., July 19, 2013 -- A group of emergency responders atten...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., June 26, 2013 --Three students participating in the Junior Law Enforcement Academy sketch the scene of a simulated subway accident and possible crime scene at the CDP. The CDP hosted 13 teenagers from the 2013 Junior Law Enforcement Academy recently. Pictured left to right, Mary Prosser, age 17, from White Plains, Amanda Beecham, age 18, from Ohatchee, and Eric Brown, age 16, from Weaver, all in the state of Alabama

Anniston, Ala., June 26, 2013 --Three students participating in the Ju...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., July 19, 2013 -- A soldier from the United States Army National Guard 140th Chemical Company, from Los Alamitos, Calif., decontaminates a teammate after a simulated exercise involving hazardous materials. The unit brought 38 soldiers to FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) to attend advanced-level training on handling hazardous materials. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., July 19, 2013 -- A soldier from the United States Army...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Emmitsburg, Md., December 16, 2013 -- Tony Russell (right), Director Training and Education, National Preparedness Directorate, administers the oath to Mike King, appointing him as the new Center for Domestic Preparedness Superintendent, Dec. 16. Mrs. Beth King proudly holds the Bible as Mr. King is sworn in. Photo by Benjamin Crossley/CDP

Emmitsburg, Md., December 16, 2013 -- Tony Russell (right), Director T...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-12-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., June 14, 2013 -- Emergency responders training at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) use a newly designed street scene during training

Anniston, Ala., June 14, 2013 -- Emergency responders training at FEMA...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., June 26, 2013 --Sara Welch, age 15, from Jacksonville, and a student with the Junior Law Enforcement Academy sketches a simulated explosion scene and marks the area for evidence. The CDP hosted 13 teenagers from the 2013 Junior Law Enforcement Academy recently. CDP staff members provided instruction regarding active shooter scenarios in their schools and how to preserve and collect evidence and triage survivors in a mass casualty event

Anniston, Ala., June 26, 2013 --Sara Welch, age 15, from Jacksonville,...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 23, 2013 -- Disaster Assistance Management Team (DMAT) members treat the symptoms shown by a patient simulator while training at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). A DMAT is a group of professional medical personnel, supported by logistics and administrative teams. They are designed to provide medical care during a disaster or other event in support of state and local healthcare agencies. DMATs deploy to disaster sites with sufficient supplies and equipment to sustain themselves for a period of 72 hours while providing medical care at a fixed or temporary medical site. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 23, 2013 -- Disaster Assistance Management Team (...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-08-23 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ DMAT ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disaster... More

Auburn, Ala., Sep. 11, 2013 -- Becki Carr, Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) outreach training coordinator, explains CDP training programs to emergency responders during Ready Alabama Day. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Auburn, Ala., Sep. 11, 2013 -- Becki Carr, Center for Domestic Prepare...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-09-11 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Auburn, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and Eme... More

Anniston, Ala., July 19, 2013 -- Soldiers from the United States Army National Guard 140th Chemical Company enter a dark, smoke-filled room during a simulated exercise at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The unit, from Los Alamitos, Calif., attended advanced-level training on handling hazardous materials

Anniston, Ala., July 19, 2013 -- Soldiers from the United States Army ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., July 31, 2013 -- Tribal members, representing 23 Native American tribes, operate in the hospital command center at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). These healthcare professionals were responding to a simulated hospital surge following a catastrophic event. The students were attending the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents course. During the four-day class the tribal members trained to provide a realistic medical response in an actual treatment facility. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., July 31, 2013 -- Tribal members, representing 23 Nativ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training ^ Tribal Photographs Relating to Disast... More

Anniston, Ala., July 31, 2013 -- Tribal healthcare professionals respond to a mass casualty event in the emergency department of the Noble Training Facility (NTF) at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The NTF is the only hospital in the nation solely dedicated to preparing the healthcare, public health, and environmental health communities for mass casualty response to a catastrophic natural or man-made disaster. More than 20 Native American tribes recently attended training at the CDP. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., July 31, 2013 -- Tribal healthcare professionals respo...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training ^ Tribal Photographs Relating to Disast... More

Anniston, Ala., June 21, 2013 --Northville, located at the CDP's COBRA training facility, recently received a facelift to more resemble facilities found in an actual town including indoor furnishings. Photo by Shannon Arledge

Anniston, Ala., June 21, 2013 --Northville, located at the CDP's COBRA...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-21 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., July 25, 2013 -- A Military Police soldier secures a potential crime scene as a suspect is taken in to custody during training. The soldier is part of the California National Guard 870th Police Company that attended training at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Ala. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., July 25, 2013 -- A Military Police soldier secures a p...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., June 21, 2013 --Northville, located at the CDP's COBRA Training Facility, now more resembles an actual town that contains a school, fire department, police station, and sandwich shop. For the past several months the CDP has added new paint, indoor furnishings, and will soon include more signage on the building exteriors. Photo by Shannon Arledge

Anniston, Ala., June 21, 2013 --Northville, located at the CDP's COBRA...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-21 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., May 21, 2013 -- Danielle Hazen, Fire Fighter and EMT from Morris Township Fire Department, N.J. Photo by Shannon Arledge, FEMA/CDP

Anniston, Ala., May 21, 2013 -- Danielle Hazen, Fire Fighter and EMT f...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-21 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., July 31, 2013 -- Tribal members participate in an exercise involving a healthcare response during a disaster. More than 20 tribes, representing 10 states, came together at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The students were attending the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents course. During the four-day class the tribal members trained to provide a realistic medical response in an actual treatment facility. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., July 31, 2013 -- Tribal members participate in an exer...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training ^ Tribal Photographs Relating to Disast... More

"Anniston, Ala., October 30, 2013 -- Members of the Emergency Management Coalition of Eastern Alabama pose for a photo at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The coalition recently toured the CDP during its quarterly meeting. Front Row L to R - Denise Cooey (Deputy Director EMA Etowah Count.), Dr. Eric Best (JSU), Ashley Siskey (JSU Graduate Student), Crystal Cavender (Cleburne County EMA), Donnie Knight (Randolph County EMA Director), Jan Prescott (Randolph County EMA), Dr. Jeff Ryan (JSU) Back Row L to R - Jonathan Gaddy (Calhoun County EMA Director), Kent Latimer (CDP), Steve Swafford (Cleburne County EMA Director), Hub Harvey (Shelby County EMA Director), Melonie Carmichael (JSU), Brandon Whitman (ANAD Emergency Preparedness), Teresa Daugherty (Clay County EMA Director), Michael Posey (Deputy Director Dekalb County), Matt Carrier (American Red Cross), Dr. Gretchen Richards (JSU), Bernice Zaidel (CDP)   "

"Anniston, Ala., October 30, 2013 -- Members of the Emergency Manageme...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-10-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 23, 2013 -- A Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) member intubates a patient simulator during a training exercise at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). A DMAT is a group of professional medical personnel, supported by logistics and administrative teams. They are designed to provide medical care during a disaster or other event in support of state and local healthcare agencies. DMATs deploy to disaster sites with sufficient supplies and equipment to sustain themselves for a period of 72 hours while providing medical care at a fixed or temporary medical site. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 23, 2013 -- A Disaster Medical Assistance Team (D...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-08-23 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ DMAT ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disaster... More

Anniston, Ala., July 25, 2013 -- Military Police with the California National Guard 870th Police Company survey the area of a simulated civil disorder at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Ala. The soldiers attended more than six courses, ranging from law enforcement tactics in a contaminated crime scene to advanced training in employing crowd control measures. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., July 25, 2013 -- Military Police with the California N...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 13, 2013 -- Center for Domestic Preparedness Acting Superintendent Mike King (center) holds the 2013 East Alabama Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) American Eagle ΓÇ£Top PerchΓÇ¥ award at the CFC Awards Luncheon, Aug. 13. With King are CDP staff members who actively participated in the 2013 CFC campaign: Left to right: Cindy Woodard, Tawana Hurst, Wendi Feazell and Yvette Lovvorn

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 13, 2013 -- Center for Domestic Preparedness Acti...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-08-13 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Sara Lamason City/State: Anniston, AL Disaster Types: Emergency Planning and Security Categories: Ceremony... More

Anniston, Ala., July 19, 2013 -- Emergency responders and soldiers from the United States Army National Guard 140th Chemical Company pull a survivor to safety during a simulated exercise in the CDP's mock subway train system. The unit, from Los Alamitos, Calif., attended advanced-level training on handling hazardous materials at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., July 19, 2013 -- Emergency responders and soldiers fro...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Emergency response personnel check for radiological activity on a manikin at the COBRA Training Facility at the CDP. The CDP is a partner with the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP), and students learn to respond to, and manage, radiological operations

Emergency response personnel check for radiological activity on a mani...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-11-15 11:44:57 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Keywords: HOT ^ LEPM ^ LERA Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Pro... More

Anniston, Ala., June 26, 2013 --Thirteen students from the Junior Law Enforcement Academy pose for a photo at the CDP's streetscape recently. CDP staff members provided instruction regarding active shooter scenarios in their schools, how to preserve and collect evidence, and triage survivors in a mass casualty event

Anniston, Ala., June 26, 2013 --Thirteen students from the Junior Law ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and E... More

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 1, 2013 -- Healthcare workers, representing 23 Native American tribes respond to an emergency at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) Noble Training Facility. More than 50 tribal members, representing 10 states came together at the CDP for the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents course. During the four-day class the tribal members trained to provide a realistic medical response in an actual treatment facility. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 1, 2013 -- Healthcare workers, representing 23 Na...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-08-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ Training ^ Tribal Photographs Relating to Disast... More

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 23, 2013 -- Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMATs) members from teams across the U.S. work together during a mass casualty exercise at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). DMATs are part of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) that boosts the nation's medical response in support of state and local authorities during a disaster. Photo by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., Aug. 23, 2013 -- Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DM...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-08-23 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: CDP ^ DMAT ^ Training Photographs Relating to Disaster... More

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Kathy Semones, a patient care manager at University of Kentucky, calls out orders during the Integrated Capstone Event (ICE) in the emergency department at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. Approximately 80 healthcare professionals and emergency responders, representing eight of the 13 regional coalitions trained at the CDP's Noble Training Facility and the Advanced Responder Training Complex. These response personnel joined colleagues across the United States in the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) course, the Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) course, and the Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) course. Photo by Benjamin Crossley/ FEMA

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Kathy Semones, a patient care manage...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-24 08:38:54 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Lara Blake, a hospital operations administrator at University of Kentucky, accepts care of a simulated patient with an arm amputation during the Integrated Capstone Event (ICE) in the emergency department at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. Approximately 80 healthcare professionals and emergency responders, representing eight of the 13 regional coalitions trained at the CDP's Noble Training Facility and the Advanced Responder Training Complex. These response personnel joined colleagues across the United States in the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) course, the Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) course, and the Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) course. Photo by Benjamin Crossley/ FEMA

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Lara Blake, a hospital operations ad...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-24 08:38:00 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Emergency response personnel practice with live toxic agent at the COBRA Training Facility at the Center for Domestic Preparedness. CDP is the nation only toxic chemical agent training facility for civilian responders. Using nerve agents GB and VX, the facility located in Anniston, Ala., offers a one-of-a-kind training opportunity

Emergency response personnel practice with live toxic agent at the COB...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-03-12 23:22:58 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Keywords: HOT ^ TERT Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, ... More

Anniston, Ala., April 30, 2014 -- Robi Mobley, a Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) employee, talks to students about healthcare training during a tour of the CDP.  Fifty local high school students, enrolled in Community Emergency Response Team Training, toured the CDP for America's PrepareAthon National Day of Action

Anniston, Ala., April 30, 2014 -- Robi Mobley, a Center for Domestic P...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-30 08:43:19 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., September 12, 2014 -- A FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) employee hands out reading material at Be Ready Alabama Day. The CDP joined more than 20 emergency response and volunteer organizations displaying the latest in response capabilities and training opportunities. (Photo by Benjamin Crossley/FEMA)

Anniston, Ala., September 12, 2014 -- A FEMA Center for Domestic Prepa...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-12 10:46:16 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

New Hampshire hospital employees decontaminate a simulated survivor, or patient simulator, during an exercise at the CDP. New Hampshire sent almost 50 employees from 17 different New Hampshire hospitals to attend CDP training

New Hampshire hospital employees decontaminate a simulated survivor, o...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., January 8, 2014 -- More than 50 Alabama State Troopers attended training at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Alabama's Department of Public Safety plans to send nearly 200 State Troopers through training over the next several in 2014

Anniston, Ala., January 8, 2014 -- More than 50 Alabama State Troopers...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-01-08 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Emergency response personnel learn how to use radiological detection devices at the CDP. The CDP is a partner with the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP), and students learn to respond to, and manage, radiological operations

Emergency response personnel learn how to use radiological detection d...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-03-28 08:04:11 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Healthcare professionals decontaminate a simulated patient during the Integrated Capstone Event (ICE) at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. Approximately 80 healthcare professionals and emergency responders, representing eight of the 13 regional coalitions trained at the CDP's Noble Training Facility and the Advanced Responder Training Complex. These response personnel joined colleagues across the United States in the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) course, the Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) course, and the Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) course. Photo by Benjamin Crossley/ FEMA

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Healthcare professionals decontamina...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-24 09:27:53 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

A Baltimore County police officer secures an urban area using the CDP's street scene and subway entrance following a simulated mass-casualty incident. Law enforcement from the Baltimore area, joined other HAZMAT, healthcare, emergency medical, and fire fighters, as the city exercised its Regional Incident Management Team (IMT)

A Baltimore County police officer secures an urban area using the CDP'...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-02 07:10:34 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Keywords: IMT ^ Baltimore ^ Maryland ^ fire service ^ law enforcement ^ hazardous materials ... More

Anniston, Ala., August 28, 2014 -- A tribal representative monitors the symptoms of a patient during training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The CDP uses Human Patient Simulators in much of its healthcare training. Recently more than 12 tribes from six states met at the FEMACenter for Domestic Preparedness. The 27 Native Americans attended the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents

Anniston, Ala., August 28, 2014 -- A tribal representative monitors th...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-08-28 09:27:38 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Healthcare personnel assist patients affected by a simulated explosion during training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Multiple healthcare personnel, HAZMAT, law enforcement and fire came together for training at the CDP. The majority of these responders are from the Baltimore City area and were training in support of the Baltimore Regional Incident Management Team (IMT)

Healthcare personnel assist patients affected by a simulated explosion...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-02 08:03:55 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Keywords: IMT ^ Baltimore ^ Maryland ^ fire service ^ law enforcement ^ hazardous materials ... More

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Approximately 120 emergency responders, representing 19 states trained at the CDP's Noble Training Facility and the Advanced Responder Training Complex this week. These response personnel joined colleagues across the United States in the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) course, the Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) course, and the Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) course

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Approximately 120 emergency responde...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-24 09:06:33 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., May 3, 2014 -- Veterans Health Administration personnel, representing multiple VA medical centers, occupy the hospital's command center as a simulated mass casualty incident unfolds at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Ala

Anniston, Ala., May 3, 2014 -- Veterans Health Administration personne...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-03 08:56:29 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

New Hampshire hospital employees decontaminate a simulated survivor, or patient simulator, during an exercise at the CDP. New Hampshire sent almost 50 employees from 17 different New Hampshire hospitals to attend CDP training

New Hampshire hospital employees decontaminate a simulated survivor, o...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., April 30, 2014 -- Students learn how a patient simulator is used in healthcare training during a tour of the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Fifty local high school students, enrolled in Community Emergency Response Team Training, toured the CDP for America's PrepareAthon National Day of Action

Anniston, Ala., April 30, 2014 -- Students learn how a patient simulat...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-30 08:42:22 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- A healthcare professional prepares to transport simulated survivors during the Integrated Capstone Event (ICE) at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. Approximately 80 healthcare professionals and emergency responders, representing eight of the 13 regional coalitions trained at the CDP's Noble Training Facility and the Advanced Responder Training Complex. These response personnel joined colleagues across the United States in the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) course, the Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) course, and the Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) course. Photo by Benjamin Crossley/ FEMA

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- A healthcare professional prepares t...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-24 10:04:54 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Colin Pinnington (center), senior instructor supervisor for the United Kingdom's National Ambulance Resilience Unit (NARU), observes student during training at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The CDP and U.K.'s NARU continue an instructor exchange program to share ideas and best practices

Colin Pinnington (center), senior instructor supervisor for the United...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-03-21 08:23:05 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Healthcare personnel representing 17 New Hampshire hospitals handle patient admission procedures during a simulated mass-casualty incident at the CDP. All participate in the NH Hospital Mutual Aid Network

Healthcare personnel representing 17 New Hampshire hospitals handle pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Healthcare professionals transport a simulated patient to a field hospital during the Integrated Capstone Event (ICE) at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. Approximately 80 healthcare professionals and emergency responders, representing eight of the 13 regional coalitions trained at the CDP's Noble Training Facility and the Advanced Responder Training Complex. These response personnel joined colleagues across the United States in the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) course, the Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) course, and the Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) course. Photo by Benjamin Crossley/ FEMA

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Healthcare professionals transport a...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-24 09:57:56 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., April 30, 2014 -- Students learn how a patient simulator is used in healthcare training during a tour of the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Fifty local high school students, enrolled in Community Emergency Response Team Training, toured the CDP for America's PrepareAthon National Day of Action

Anniston, Ala., April 30, 2014 -- Students learn how a patient simulat...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-30 08:46:32 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., May 3, 2014 -- Veterans Health Administration (VHA) employees rush a simulated patient through the initials stages of decontamination during training at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Ala. VHA employees representing 14 states and 22 VA medical centers came together for training at the CDP

Anniston, Ala., May 3, 2014 -- Veterans Health Administration (VHA) em...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-03 09:12:52 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Healthcare emergency managers activate a hospital's Emergency Operations Center in response to a simulated mass-casualty incident during CDP training. These approximately 50 employees represented 17 New Hampshire hospitals

Healthcare emergency managers activate a hospital's Emergency Operatio...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Shannon Arledge Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Healthcare professionals decontaminate a simulated patient during the Integrated Capstone Event (ICE) at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. Approximately 80 healthcare professionals and emergency responders, representing eight of the 13 regional coalitions trained at the CDP's Noble Training Facility and the Advanced Responder Training Complex. These response personnel joined colleagues across the United States in the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) course, the Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) course, and the Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) course. Photo by Benjamin Crossley/ FEMA

Anniston, Ala., April 24, 2014 -- Healthcare professionals decontamina...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-24 10:10:10 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials