The Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) Tabletop Exercise (TTX)–Fire Service and Technical Rescue Discipline is sponsored by the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA), with input, advice, and assistance from the EMAC TTX exercise planning team (comprising representatives of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)). NEMA sincerely appreciates the support of the IAFC in the development of the exercise materials and the advancement of mutual aid.
Exercise participants are provided all of the necessary tools for their roles in the exercise to identify, request, provide, mobilize, and deploy mutual aid resources for any disaster through the EMAC system.
This exercise was developed using guidance set forth in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
The following functional groups should be present at each offering of the exercise:
The tabletop exercise is conducted using a total of fourteen files, which include manuals, presentation files, and videos. You may download each file separately using the links below, or you may download all fourteen in one complete zip package. (Remember to extract the files after downloading a zip file.)
Download complete package as a .zip file (RECOMMENDED).
PDF Documents (manuals):
PowerPoint Files (presentation files):
Videos for PowerPoint Modules 1 and 4 (this is a zip file containing two videos; total file size is 48MB)
Note: For the videos to play in Modules 1 and 4, the video files must be extracted from this zip file and placed in the same folder as the PowerPoint files for the modules. Not sure how to unzip a file and place the resulting files correctly? Watch this quick screencast.