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Training & Exercise

Training and exercise is a vital component to providing emergency response agencies and their communities improved public safety and preparedness capabilities. The Idaho Office of Emergency Management (IOEM) enhances the emergency preparedness of Idaho’s communities through the sustainment of a comprehensive, all-hazard training and exercise program.

A comprehensive training and exercise program improves operational readiness, reveals planning gaps and resource limitations, improves coordination, clarifies roles and responsibilities, improves individual performance, and gains public recognition of the emergency services programs.

Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan
IOEM Training & Exercise Calendar and Learning Management System (LMS)

Training

Training provides awareness, operational, and technical instruction to improve responder knowledge, skills and abilities.

Go to Training

Exercise

Exercise provides the opportunity to demonstrate capabilities gained through new training and identify additional training needs.

Go to Exercise

Gary Leeder
Training and Exercise Section Chief
208-258-6509
gleeder@imd.idaho.gov

Natalie Lahti
Training Specialist
208-258-6543
nlahti@imd.idaho.gov

Dave Ayers
Training & Exercise Specialist
208-258-6579
dayers@imd.idaho.gov

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