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Respond quickly to save lives, protect property and the environment, and meet basic human needs in the aftermath of a catastrophic incident.

  • Get the proper training to be able to work with other Emergency Management organizations
  • Entry level training will require FEMA certification for your team leaders
  • IS100 Incident Command is entry level training
  • IS700 NIMS - National Incident Management System is entry level training
  • See the Training Page for more information

There are several core capabilities we could perform in the Response Mission Area


Public Information and Warnings

Inform all affected segments of society of critical lifesaving and life-sustaining information by all means necessary, including accessible tools, to expedite the delivery of emergency services and aid the public to take protective actions.

  • Train community to get disaster information from clubhouse and other postings
  • Include Unit Captains in the information loop for homeowner information (To and From)
  • FEMA training suggestions
  • IS29 Public Information Officer Awareness
  • IS247 Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS)


Logistics & SupplyChain Management

I've known churches that have managed this task for a city. Trailer breakdown and then redistribute the supplies.

  • Unload and distribute emergency supplies
  • IS102 Preparing For Federal Disaster Operations
  • IS703 NIMS  Resource Management
  • Logistics: An Overview (American Red Cross)
  • IS800 National Response Framework, An Introduction
  • IS807 Emergency Support Function #7, Logistics Management and Resource Support


Mass Care Services

Move and deliver resources and capabilities to meet the needs of disaster survivors, including individuals with access and functional needs. Establish, staff, and equip emergency shelters and other temporary housing options for the affected population. Move from congregate care to non-congregate care alternatives and provide relation assistance for those unable to return to their homes.

  • Safe Spaces for Vulnerable Shelter Clients
  • Caregiver relief
  • Shelter Operations (American Red Cross)
  • Disaster Psychology - Trauma and Well-Being of Survivors
  • IS244 Developing and Managing Volunteers
  • IS288 The Role of Voluntary Organizations in Emergency Management
  • IS368 Including People with Disabilities & Others With Access and Functional Needs in Disaster Operations
  • IS800 National Response Framework
  • IS806 Emergency Support Function #6, Mass Care, Assistance, Housing, etc.


Operational Communications

Ensure the capacity to communicate with both the emergency response community and the affected populations and establish interoperable voice and data communications. Establish sufficient communications infrastructure within the affected areas to support ongoing life-sustaining activities, provide basic human needs, and a transition to recovery. Establish communications between the emergency volunteers and the local first responders.

  • IS704 NIMS Communications and Information Management
  • IS242 Effective Communications
  • IS800 National Response Framework
  • IS802 Emergency Support Function #2, Communications
  • Message Handling and Amateur Radio support
  • Sun Lakes has almost 50 ham radio licenses in our community
  • CHRC - Chandler Hams Radio Club has available radio operators with radios


Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services

Medical teams might be needed to assist with triage and medical treatment area - wounds, burns, fractures, bites/stings. 

  • Stop The Bleed
  • Assistance with the Shelter Client and Medical Intake form
  • Provide assistance to County Health
  • Provide assistance with a Logistics Medical Team for the volunteers