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National Preparedness Directorate

This page provides information for all audiences regarding the mission, structure, and leadership of National Preparedness Directorate (NPD), an organizational component of FEMA.


The National Preparedness Directorate (NPD)  provides the doctrine, programs, and resources to prepare the Nation to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to and recover from disasters while minimizing the loss of lives, infrastructure, and property.National Preparedness Directorate Organization Chart including Office of the Assistant Administrator, National Integration Center, Individual and Community Preparedness Division, National Training and Education, National Exercise Division, Technological Hazards Division, and National Preparedness Assessment Division

NPD carries out these responsibilities through the following NPD divisions:

  • NPD Front Office
  • National Integration Center (NIC)
  • Individual and Community Preparedness Division (ICPD)
  • National Training & Education (NTE)
    • Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP)
    • Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
    • National Training and Education Division (NTED)
    • The Continuing Training Grants (CTG) Program
  • National Exercises Division (NED)
  • Technological Hazards Division (THD)
  • National Preparedness Assessment Division (NPAD)
Last Updated: 
10/10/2017 - 17:10