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US Forest Service Disaster Assistance Support Program Offers Orientation Courses

The US Forest Service’s International Programs, Disaster Assistance Support Program (DASP), will offer one 16-hour orientation course to introduce Forest Service and BLM personnel to the DASP and its partnership with the US Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA).  The session will also provide an introduction to the response options exercised by USAID/OFDA to support host governments in affected countries.  The course will be offered February 6-7, 2013, in Portland, Oregon.  Details about course location will accompany the acceptance letter.  The course will begin at 8:30 am on Wednesday and conclude at 5:00 PM on Thursday.

The 2013 Orientation to the DASP is open to employees of the US Forest Service and USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  1039 Seasonal employees are not eligible to apply.   Attendance will be limited to 35 participants.  Generally this course is offered every 12-18 months.

To learn more about this course, read the solicitation letter.

To apply for this course, please download this application.

To read about the requirements for detailers to be on active status, click here.

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