Preparedness Training

FEMA Independent Study

The following link is for online Independent Study courses and can be used to better your knowledge of Emergency Management operations and terms free of charge.  

You must register with FEMA and create and ID before beginning training:

FEMA Student ID

For available study courses, please see the the FEMA Independent Study Catalogue.


Red Cross

Red Cross offers different free online pieces of training to help.  You must register before signing up for classes.

Join Mount Vernon's Red Cross Team and see what trainings are available now!


NYS Online Citizen Preparedness Training 

Governor Cuomo's New York State Citizen Preparedness Corps online training video was made to help New York residents prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters or emergencies.  

Completing this training and taking advantage of the resources given will help you reduce the impact of a disaster or emergency on your own family as well as contribute to overall community preparedness. 

Create your ID and start your NYS Preparedness Training today!


Preparedness Videos