Campaign: Private Sector Preparedness

MEDICAL FACILITY PREPAREDNESS

In this the anniversary of Katrina/Rita, the need for coordinated planning and response guidelines that are universal for medical facilities is more important than ever before. The medical community gets input from HHS, DHS, FEMA, OSHA, CMS, Joint Commission, ISO, and many others on what is the "best practice" but as of yet there has been NO definitive single authority from which all others take direction. It is time ...more »

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Campaign: General Preparedness

Emergency Management Public Awareness Campaign

Very simply local emergency management professionals and FEMA should engage in an aggressive PR campaign to inform people on what training, grants, and other resources are available to emergency management professionals and the general public. It has come to my attention after reviewing most of the ideas on this website that awareness in and outside of emergency management is slim to none. I’ve seen a lot of requests ...more »

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Campaign: Preparedness Capabilities and Assessments

Federal Emergency Management Assistance Compact (FEMAC)

Develop and implement a Federal Emergency Management Assistance Compact (FEMAC) to support the National Response Framework based on Emergency Support Functions, including the ability for Federal agencies to request and receive assistance from other agencies. Additionally, the capability for "FEMAC" to link to Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), so state EMAC members to see pending and ongoing Federal support ...more »

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