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Emergency Support Function (ESF) 8
 
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ESF #MisinformationHack - Focus
 
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ESF   1 Transportation
 
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This webinar explains the steps needed to complete the ESF1 Annex for the local county emergency operations plan using the 2014 Kansas Planning Standards.
Landfire - All Lands Data from Vegetation to Fuels: Planning, Engagement, and Feedback
 
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This webinar, led by LANDFIRE Business Lead Henry Bastian, will cover more than a decade old program (LANDFIRE) at producing and updating land cover data products across all 50 United States and insular areas. Although many have thought of LANDFIRE as only a wildland fire data set, the rich array of data layers and databases (vegetation type, cover, and height; successional state and transition models and database; to national plot and polygon databases) have fundamentally improved information integration and decision support for managers, scientists, and leadership across fire, habitat, and natural resources management. This presentation will explore the past comprehensive suite of data that leads to the future in advancing data integration, partnerships in authoritative data sources, and improving mapping change with engagement and user feedback as a key tenant. Consistent wall to wall data provides a strong foundation for the future national remap project with the goal of improved data quality. Federal, State, Tribal, Researcher, Academics, and local managers are provided with a consistent data framework that can be used across multiple levels and efforts. Henry Bastian is a natural resources manager in the DOI Office of Wildland Fire Boise, ID. for enterprise systems and data (NFPORS, IFTDSS, LANDFIRE). Prior to this he worked in Washington, DC on the implementation of LANDFIRE; wildland fire performance measures and reporting through the DOI Strategic Plan; budget; chair of the Woody Biomass Utilization Group, & Emergency Management coordinator - Emergency Support Functions (ESF) and National Response Framework (NRF).
DFN:Video: ESF-10 Hurricane Maria Response Mission Overview, SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, 03.04.2018
 
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Defense Flash News: Video: ESF-10 Hurricane Maria Response Mission Overview SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO 03.04.2018 Video by Lara Davis U.S. Coast Guard District 13 Chief Petty Officer Laura Dovico and Petty Officer 1st Class Jimmy Romero share an overview of the ESF-10 Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Response mission. The ESF-10 unified response team focused specifically on the removal of impacted vessels to prevent spills of oil and other hazardous materials. ESF-10 partner agencies included the U.S. Coast Guard, Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and contracted salvage companies. With $35 million in FEMA funds assigned to the mission, response teams removed or mitigated 376 vessels, approximately 25,000 gallons of oily water, and over 2 million pounds of solid waste from the environment. TAGS,USCG,Puerto Rico,NOAA,FEMA,San Juan,Ponce,U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,Coast Guard,EPA,Salinas,Fajardo,Vieques,ESF-10,Hurricane Maria,Culebra,Vessel removal,Isleta Marina,pollution mitigation,Jobos,Puerto Rico Department of Environmental and Natural Resources SUBSCRIBE ME PLEASE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAlZ-9e75wau2hY_wWFliNA PLEASE CHECK OUT FOR MORE VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgt2lndbOCnYwrhRgL3jhp_RKJ_I9XrPC
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CI Emergency Protocols
 
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A short video on the Caritas Internationalis tools and protocols to support coordination and increase surge capacity in the confederation on humanitarian response.
Hurricane Rehearsal Drill, National Response Framework - DoD Liason to FEMA, Ft. Sam Houston, TX
 
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The U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) hosted a Hurricane Rehearsal Drill April 9-11 for the Department of Defense and Interagency partners at the Blesse Auditorium and the Army Medical Department Rock Drill facility, bringing together military and federal, local and state agencies during a hurricane disaster. The concept of the drill is tailored to provide guidance and input from all attendees and identify issues as well as find solutions during a joint effort when a hurricane becomes a natural disaster in the homeland.
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NJ Sheltering Task Force
 
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Event: 2017 NJVOAD Conference Presenters: Joe Geleta currently serves as the Director of Emergency Management for the NJ Department of Human Services. He is directly responsible for emergency management activities associated with the Department’s 9 facilities and 12,000 employees. He serves as the State of New Jersey’s Mass Care (Sheltering/Feeding) lead during disaster response operations. He retired from the NJ State Police after 30 years of service and was leading New Jersey’s Hurricane Sandy recovery effort along with FEMA Colleagues. Upon his retirement he served as the Executive Director of the NJ211 Partnership. Lauri Gill is a Subject Matter Expert in Mass Care (Emergency Support Function #6) activities. She has been employed by the American Red Cross since 2007 in various positions and has been the Regional Mass Care Manager since 2014. She concurrently assists with coordinating the Red Cross’ Training and Exercise Program. Ms. Gill is passionate when it comes to engaging partners through training to enable collaborative work in sheltering and other Mass Care activities. She has been requested/deployed to several Red Cross disaster responses nationally with the Red Cross, has been an active member of the States Sheltering Task Force since its inception and is a founding member of the Sussex/Warren COAD. Paula M. Van Clef, MPH, CSM, CPM, MEP, has worked for the New Jersey Department of Health in the Public Health Infrastructure, Laboratories and Emergency Preparedness (PHILEP)-Emergency Operations unit for 13 years as a Regional Public Health Emergency Coordinator. She assists counties, hospitals and other healthcare partners with health emergency coordination and planning to prepare for emergencies that may threaten the public’s health. Ms. Van Clef has expertise in Alternate Care Site, Medical Needs Shelter and Emergency Preparedness Exercise Planning. She holds a Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health from Rutgers University-Douglass College. She is also a Certified Public Manager (CPM), Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) and Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Instructor. Russ Hendrickson is the Assistant Director for the NJ Department of Human Services – Office of Emergency Management. He is responsible for planning for statewide emergencies in response and recovery. He represents the State in mass care planning for emergency feeding and sheltering and works closely with non-governmental organizations. Prior to working with the State, Mr. Hendrickson was Emergency Disaster Services State Manager for The Salvation Army. Kelly Boyd is an Access & Functional Needs Planner for the NJ Office of Emergency Management and serves as a Co-Chair of the NJ Group for Access and Integration Needs in Emergencies & Disasters (NJGAINED). Previously, she served as the AmeriCorps Program Officer for the New Jersey Commission on National & Community Service and the Disaster & Disability Services Coordinator for the NJ Governor’s Office on Volunteerism. Jeff Beach is Policy Advisor to the Secretary for the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, and also the Department’s Emergency Management Coordinator. In that role, he serves as ESF11 Coordinator. His background is in journalism and communications, having worked 15 years in various media, covering breaking news such as Hurricane Andrew in Homestead, Florida, in 1992. He joined state government in 1999, first at the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender, and for the past 13 years in the Department of Agriculture. In 2012, he served as national president of the Communications Officers of State Departments of Agriculture (COSDA), an arm of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA).
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ESF-8: Fatality Management
 
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The ESF-8 partners that deal with Fatality Management are often misunderstood. The agencies and organizations have to be nimble as their scope varies with the size and type of incident. A community's Medical Examiner or Coroner has complete jurisdiction over the deceased and are responsible for many vital tasks such as: Recovery efforts, Setting up temporary morgues, Identifying victims, and collecting postmortem data. These Partners are also tasked with notifying families and assisting those families with final arrangements. The Kansas Funeral Directors Association Disaster Team is available in our region when the medical examiner's office resources are taxed. This team is made up of Funeral Directors from all over the State that volunteer to assist in the vital mission of managing fatalities. When local, regional, & state resources are stretched thin, the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) is a federal resource that can be called in. For more information visit http://ksesf8.org/ or e-mail info@ksesf8.org.
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Disaster Unpreparedness Agency
 
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The agency tasked with preparing the U.S. for disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), just left the country woefully unprepared for climate change. SOURCES: [i] NPR. FEMA Drops 'Climate Change' From Its Strategic Plan. Mar. 15, 2018. https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/15/594140026/fema-drops-climate-change-from-its-strategic-plan [ii]Globalchange.gov. National Climate Assessment https://nca2014.globalchange.gov/ [iii] NPR. FEMA Drops 'Climate Change' From Its Strategic Plan. Mar. 15, 2018. https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/15/594140026/fema-drops-climate-change-from-its-strategic-plan [iv] Ibid [v] Bloomberg. FEMA Strips Mention of ‘Climate Change’ From Its Strategic Plan. Mar. 15th. 2018. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-15/fema-strips-mention-of-climate-change-from-its-strategic-plan #YEARSproject
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ESF-8: VOADs
 
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VOADs are Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster. These ESF-8 partners are tasked with supporting their communities in a multitude of ways. VOADs as a group are made up of non-profit organizations, community groups, and government groups that utilize their resources to assist during all phases of a disaster. Whether it is providing food or shelter or supplies, these organizations are vital to assisting a community or region during a disaster. VOADs rely on their numbers of trained volunteers to fulfill their mission. In our region, the United Way of the Plains has taken the lead in managing unaffiliated volunteers and setting up the Volunteer Reception Center during a disaster. The Red Cross, The Salvation Army, and the United Way are among the organizations that can provide resources in our region. VOADs are highly active in the support of communities after the initial emergency responders have left. Disaster relief is supported by multiple organizations in our region. The true recovery of a community is dependent on these ESF-8 partners. For more information visit http://ksesf8.org/ or e-mail info@ksesf8.org.
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EllisCountyO.com | Emergency Operations Plan Part 1
 
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The Ellis County Observer publisher Joey G. Dauben takes a look at the battery of Ellis County's Emergency Operations Plan documents. Some of the contents may surprise you.
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What is EXCHANGE STABILIZATION FUND? What does EXCHANGE STABILIZATION FUND mean?
 
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What is EXCHANGE STABILIZATION FUND? What does EXCHANGE STABILIZATION FUND mean? EXCHANGE STABILIZATION FUND meaning - EXCHANGE STABILIZATION FUND definition - EXCHANGE STABILIZATION FUND explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. The Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF) is an emergency reserve fund of the United States Treasury Department, normally used for foreign exchange intervention. This arrangement (as opposed to having the central bank intervene directly) allows the US government to influence currency exchange rates without affecting domestic money supply. As of October 2009, the fund held assets worth $105 billion, including $58.1 billion in special drawing rights (SDR) from the International Monetary Fund. The U.S. Exchange Stabilization Fund was established at the Treasury Department by a provision in the Gold Reserve Act of January 31, 1934. 31 U.S.C. § 5117. It was intended as a response to Britain's Exchange Equalisation Account. The fund began operations in April 1934, financed by $2 billion of the $2.8 billion paper profit the government realized from raising the price of gold to $35 an ounce from $20.67. The act authorized the ESF to use its capital to deal in gold and foreign exchange to stabilize the exchange value of the dollar. The ESF as originally designed was part of the executive branch not subject to legislative oversight. The Gold Reserve Act authorized the ESF to use such assets as were not needed for exchange market stabilization to deal in government securities. The Fund had no statutory authority, however, to engage in other activities that it began to undertake. The principal such extraneous activity it devoted itself to was lending dollars to politically favored governments. In 1938–40, the director of the Division of Monetary Research, Harry Dexter White, worked on a proposal for loans to Latin America and participated in plans for an Inter-American Bank, which did not materialize. The plan for an Inter-American Bank, however, inspired White's first draft of the subsequent plans for the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank that White prepared in 1941 at Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Henry Morgenthau's direction. It was funded by Franklin D. Roosevelt under the Emergency Banking Act of 1933, with Archie Lochhead serving as its first Director. The Special Drawing Rights Act of 1968, 22 U.S.C. § 286o, likewise provided that any special drawing rights (SDRs) allocated by the International Monetary Fund or otherwise acquired by the United States are resources of the ESF. In accordance with the Act, SDRs can be "monetized" (i.e., converted into dollars) by having the Secretary of the Treasury issue Special Drawing Rights Certificates (SDRCs) to the Federal Reserve System. The amount of SDRCs are limited to the dollar value of the ESF's SDR holdings. The dollar proceeds of such monetizations are assets of the ESF, and the SDRCs are a counterpart liability of the ESF. Treasury has a written understanding with the Fed that the SDRCs will be redeemed when ESF dollar holdings appear to be in excess of foreseeable requirements. Treasury does not pay interest on SDRCs. A change in the law, in 1970, allows the Secretary of the Treasury, with the approval of the President, to use money in the ESF to "deal in gold, foreign exchange, and other instruments of credit and securities." The U.S. government used the fund to provide $20 billion in currency swaps and loan guarantees to Mexico following the 1994 economic crisis in Mexico. This was somewhat controversial at the time, because President Clinton had tried and failed to pass the Mexican Stabilization Act through Congress. Use of the ESF circumvented the need for approval of the legislative branch. In response, Congress passed and President Clinton signed the Mexican Debt Disclosure Act of 1995, which implicitly accepted the use of the ESF, but required reports to Congress every six months on the status of the loans. At the end of the crisis, the U.S. made a $500 million profit on the loans. On September 19, 2008, U.S. Treasury Department announced that up to $50 billion in the ESF would temporarily be made available to guarantee deposits in certain money market funds.
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Risk-Based Response - Paul Penn
 
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This clip features Paul Penn, who has more than thirty years of emergency, environmental, and health & safety management experience. He is the founder and current president of EnMagine, Inc.; one of the creators of of HAZMAT for Healthcare™ and has been delivering that training and the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) programs nationwide. Paul has been an active participant in many of the groups that define today's healthcare emergency management including the ASTM Hospital Disaster Preparedness Committee, California Disaster Interest Group, Federal OSHA First Receivers and EMS HazMat stakeholders groups, the National Response Team regarding hazardous materials training for hospitals; and is a founder and still a member of the conference committee of the Continuing Challenge, the nation's largest hazardous materials emergency response conference. In this clip he discusses how often EMS is the first to show up on the scene of a hazmat incident and how critical EMS hazmat response training is. To learn more about this program, visit http://www.efilmgroup.com/product.php/195.htm EMERGENCY FILM GROUP website: http://www.efilmgroup.com/ EMERGENCY FILM GROUP Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/emergencyfilmgroup EMERGENCY FILM GROUP Twitter: http://twitter.com/efilmgroup
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Alabama LTCR Video.wmv
 
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FEMA's ESF #14 LTCR Program assisted the State of Alabama with recovery technical assistance for 11 heavily impacted communities and coordinated federal agency support for community recovery planning following the historic tornado outbreak in the Spring of 2011.
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ESF 14 - Long Term Recovery and Mitigation
 
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Discussion of the Kansas Planning Statutes and the requirements of ESF 14 for the Emergency Operations Plan
Hurricane Sandy Response Operations Oct 30, 2012
 
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The National Disaster Medical System (NDMS)
 
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The National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) is a federally coordinated system within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. NDMS augments the Nation's medical response capability. The overall purpose of the NDMS is to supplement an integrated National medical response capability for assisting State and local authorities in dealing with the medical impacts of major peacetime disasters and to provide support to the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs medical systems in caring for casualties evacuated back to the U.S. from overseas armed conventional conflicts. The National Response Framework utilizes the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS), as part of the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Preparedness and Response, under Emergency Support Function #8 (ESF #8), Health and Medical Services, to support Federal agencies in the management and coordination of the Federal medical response to major emergencies and federally declared disasters including: Natural Disasters Major Transportation Accidents Technological Disasters Acts of Terrorism including Weapons of Mass Destruction Events About National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) Our Vision To serve the Federal response by providing disaster medical care to the nation. Our Mission It is the mission of the National Disaster Medical System to temporarily supplement Federal, Tribal, State and Local capabilities by funding, organizing, training, equipping, deploying and sustaining a specialized and focused range of public health and medical capabilities. Components of the National Disaster Medical System -Medical response to a disaster area in the form of personnel, teams and individuals, supplies, and equipment. -Patient movement from a disaster site to unaffected areas of the nation. -Definitive medical care at participating hospitals in unaffected areas.
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Invasion of earthworms on American Forests
 
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While earthworms have been found to be a huge benefit to most ecological systems, there are instances where their presence can do more harm than good. Invasive species of earth worms have made their way north in the United States and are doing their job too well! They've moved into formerly worm-free forests, which rely on undecayed leaf matter. When worms decompose that leaf layer, the ecology may shift, making it uninhabitable for certain species of trees, ferns and wildflowers. It's of particular concern in the Great Lakes region when anglers simply dump their bait worms back into the soil, creating a difficult environment for old growth sugar maples, and other plants and animals. With support from the National Science Foundation, students from the Natural Resources Research Institute at the University of Minnesota, Duluth have launched a public education campaign. They're interacting with anglers, urging them to put unused bait worms into special containers rather than just dumping them in the dirt. The hard part is convincing folks these worms are a problem! This video is courtesy of the Internet Archive and can be found at this location: http://archive.org/details/ScienceNationInvasionOfTheEarthWorms
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NIMS FOR EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTERS
 
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NIMS training for Emergency Operations Centers. Learn how to organize your EOC to mirror NIMS. "NIMS for EOCs" DVD describes the function of the Emergency Operations Center and how it is staffed, organized and activated. Designed for federal, state, tribal and local emergency management personnel as well as private industry and disaster response organization personnel. The program also portrays how the EOC supports Incident Command during a response. Topics covered: - How the EOC is staffed, organized & activated - Key roles in ICS and corresponding roles for the EOC - Elements of NIMS - The five types of incidents - Readiness levels - Planning meetings - Much more! Also included is a Model Procedures Guide on CD-Rom with customizable Powerpoint presentation, post-seminar quiz, references, and other documents to help present a training seminar
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ESF-8: Hospitals
 
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ESF-8 Partners at our regional Hospitals primary mission in a disaster is the treatment of the citizens of our communities. Hospitals vary greatly in size and resources throughout south central Kansas, but through partnerships in the region Hospitals can call on their partners to best serve their citizens in time of crisis. Hospitals utilize a variation of the Incident Command System (ICS) during a disaster. Although it is specific to hospitals, the language will be familiar to all ESF-8 partners. Hospitals are also able to communicate with other ESF-8 Partner agencies via radio and also utilize a program called EMSystem to publish the number of available beds, which can critical information during a disaster. The South Central Kansas Hospital Preparedness Committee meets regularly with ESF-8 partners to network, share information, and develop plans to ensure the South Central Kansas ESF-8 know who to call in a disaster. For more information visit http://ksesf8.org/ or e-mail info@ksesf8.org.
Views: 629 Kansas ESF8
Chestnut Project Small Stem Assay Timelapse
 
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As part of the American Chestnut Research and Restoration project at SUNY-ESF, four chestnut seedlings were exposed to chestnut blight: an American chestnut, a Chinese chestnut, and two transgenic American chestnuts with blight resistance. This two-minute time lapse video displays the seedlings' response to the blight over the course of two weeks.
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NAVFAC Launches 2016-2019 Strategic Design
 
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Our Strategic Design is not a change in direction; rather, it is a sharpening of our strategic focus. “Design” signifies a deliberate change in our approach, acknowledging that the inherent uncertainty of dynamic global and national circumstances requires us to anticipate, manage uncertainty, and continuously assess our course and speed. Our Strategic Design is aligned with SECNAV and CNO priorities and organized around two Lines of Efforts: (1) Enhancing Naval Shore Readiness and (2) Strengthening our NAVFAC team.
Semper Gumby Episode 002 -- The Debris Mission
 
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Debris Subject Matter Experts Bo Ansley and Matt Tate talk to Nadia Taylor about the Debris mission. The Debris mission is a disaster response and recovery mission that falls under Emergency Support Function #3, Public Works & Engineering, as part of the National Response Framework. The Corps of Engineers is the lead agency for ESF #3 in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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Disaster Recovery Plan | Disaster Preparedness | Disaster Management | (888) 582-5848
 
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Disaster Recovery Plan | Disaster Preparedness | Disaster Management | Strategic Response Partners (888) 582-5848 Strategic Response Partners is an industry leading Disaster Recovery Plan and Disaster Management Company with an experienced team of experts that train, consult, and assist building owners and organizations in the proper and necessary procedures to undertake when a disaster strikes. From early planning, to immediate evacuation procedures using our state of the art app, setting up an initial command post and getting waivers signed, to managing tenants, restoration contractors, adjusters, as well as the experts needed to complete a total recovery in the shortest amount of time possible, Strategic Response Partners can assist you with all of your disaster preparedness needs. This video shows an overview of what Strategic Response Partners is and what it can be to you. Strategic Response Partners, a Life Safety Planning Company, has been ensuring complete disaster management and emergency services for many clients nationwide for almost three decades. Listen as the leading Disaster and Risk Management Company explains the complete high-quality disaster management, disaster recovery and emergency services it provides. Watch as the speaker shows you how they ensure your speedy recovery, whether you're a residential owner, multifamily manager, commercial, high rise or industrial, no matter the situation, at a reasonable price. For more, visit www.srp24.com or call 888-582-5484 =================================================== Strategic Response Partners is a rapid response team of experts specializing in disaster preparedness, response and property restoration resulting from fire, water, wind, hail, storm damage, and other event-driven disasters providing complete disaster project management for residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and historical properties. Our Disaster Response Team is ready and well equipped to support clients in preparing for all types of disasters including wind, hail, fire, water, explosion, collapse, tornadoes, and hurricanes just to name a few. Whether it is prior to any disaster or immediately following, we are your best source for mitigating losses from these and other natural disasters. Strategic Response Partners 21515 Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 200 Los Angeles, California 90503 (888) 582-5848 Website: srp24.com Socials: https://www.facebook.com/StrategicResponsePartners https://twitter.com/ResponsePartner https://www.linkedin.com/company/strategic-response-partners
Temporary Power: Logistics at Pier 14
 
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers uses Pier 14, San Juan, Puerto Rico, to stage and repair generators that are a part of the ongoing Temporary Power mission in response to Hurricane Maria. Logistics Specialist Manny Rutinel (a USACE Buffalo District employee) explains more about the operation and what it means to him to be a first responder. (Video by Andrew Kornacki)
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Disaster Preparedness:  Disaster Volunteerism
 
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When disaster strikes, we need all the help we can get, especially within the healthcare field. But how can well-meaning volunteers offer their assistance without becoming a hindrance to the carefully coordinated disaster plan? Dr. John Blossom and infectious disease specialist Dr. Christian Sandrock talk with disaster response experts about how healthcare providers of all varieties can volunteer through sanctioned organizations and how we can train more people as volunteers for future disasters. Series: Disaster Preparedness for Health Professionals [10/2009] [Health and Medicine] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 16929]
Coast Guard, DNER conduct dive operations
 
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Members from the U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources conduct dive operations at Sea Lovers' Marina in Fajarda, Puerto Rico, Nov. 9, 2017. The goal of the operation was to record the vessel identification numbers on sunken vessels to locate the owners and form a salvage plan following Hurricane Maria. The Maria ESF-10 PR Unified Command, consisting of the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, U.S. Coast Guard, in conjunction with the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Control Board, Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. and Fish & Wildlife Service, is responding to vessels found to be damaged, displaced, submerged or sunken. Part of the ESF-10 mission is protecting sensitive habitat and threatened and endangered species from the impacts of pollution caused by damaged vessels. The ESF-10 is the framework by which federal support is coordinated with state agencies in response to actual or potential oil spills or hazardous material releases. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Steenson.
FEMA Press Conference 9-15-2018
 
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Associate Administrator for Response and Recovery Jeff Byard and federal partners provide an update on Hurricane Florence.
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September 2012: National (Disaster) Preparedness Month - Segment 1.mp4
 
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Guest: Tamara Chapman, Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) Coordinator, Monterey County Health Department Host: Emily S. Sciolto, Associate Public Information Officer, Monterey County Health Department
Views: 109 YourHealthTVbyMCHD
Emergency Operations Center (EOC) 101
 
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The video describes what an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is, how it fits within the framework of Incident Management Systems, how it functions and the benefits of establishing one and the importance of routine use in maintaining it. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at http://www.cdc.gov/video/director/Eoc101.wmv
SERT Florida Division of Emergency Management introduction
 
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Florida Department of Emergency Management Director, Bryan Koon, talks about the FMIT.
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Community Resilience in an Uncertain Future: The Role of Australian Emergency Managers
 
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In June 2010 Tom Lowe, a senior social research officer with the Department of Sustainability and the Environment in Victoria, Australia, was awarded a research scholarship by the Australian Emergency Services Foundation (www.esf.com.au). The research proposed to identify the practical steps that Emergency Service Organisations (ESOs) in Australia can take in helping communities prepare for and adapt to natural hazards such as bushfire, flood or storm events. By interviewing practitioners from the Victorian emergency services and academics with expertise in the fields of climate change and human adaptation to change in the UK, the research was able to identify a suite of approaches that could be practicably delivered by ESOs. The research concluded that ESOs themselves cannot create community 'resilience'; this is already inherent within communities. Instead, they can play an important role in creating platforms and environments in which community members can learn from each other and, with the appropriate kinds of agency support, identify the pathways that will be most effective in adapting to disruption and change. In an effort to ensure uptake and understanding of these concepts by emergency service practitioners, Tom chose to communicate the outcomes through a documentary. This learning aid is aimed at emergency managers and is intended to stimulate thinking around the kinds of community engagement programmes and approaches that would be most effective and deliverable amongst the many competing and often divergent emergency management objectives. The full-length (40 minute) version can be viewed by following this link (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9riCb1L0m4o) and the DVD can obtained by contacting Tom Lowe on t.lowe@hotmail.com.
Views: 1196 Tom Lowe
NIMS-SEMS Operations
 
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Operations Section
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Preparing diverse students for academic careers - Elizabeth Boyd, PhD
 
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Elizabeth (Beth) Boyd, PhD, is a specialist in cross-cultural issues and interventions for families and children. She is a professor in the University of South Dakota’s Clinical Psychology program, director of clinical services at the University’s Psychological Services Center, past-president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (Division 45), and a member of the Disaster Mental Health Institute. Boyd is an enrolled member of the Seneca nation. In this video, she shares how her connections in the ethnic minority community sustained her through graduate school and her early career. She also shares some of the strategies she has used to manage the unique pressures she experienced as an ethnic minority psychologist and professor.
DMORT
 
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Hurricane Katrina
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Welcome to the High School Tiered Interventions Community of Practice
 
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Listen to Louis Danielson, Director of Research for the National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, describe the goals of the High School Tiered Interventions Community of Practice. This Community is supported by the National High School Center, the National Center on Response to Intervention, and the National Center on Intensive Intervention at the American Institutes for Research. More information: www.betterhighschools.org. Disclaimer: These subtitles are generated by Google's Machine Transcription Service, a voice recognition program. Due to variances in the quality of the recording, the voice recognition is not always accurate. As a result, some of the subtitles, particularly names or acronyms, may be incorrect. We apologize for any confusion or offense caused by inaccurate subtitles. For further clarification, please contact helpfor@betterhighschools.org. Thank you.
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NIMS Overview
 
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Disaster Preparedness for Animals
 
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Natural and manmade disasters usually come without much warning and knowing what to do and where to go in advance is important. Incorporating our animals in the disaster preparedness planning will help assure their safety as well. Discussed are federal, state, and county disaster preparedness programs for animals and our new program which relies on neighbors for assistance using a community exchange network/TimeBanking model.
Emergency Support Function 15 Franklin County June 2010 Bald Point Escort Detail
 
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At the behest of the Franklin County Emergency Management, Robin Vroegop escorts clean up teams and their safety officers along coastline public access points from Highway 65 eastward to Bald Point. Our mission was to prepare logistically for responding to oil product on the beach in the event of impact, and to work out safety plans, emergency egress, work areas and practical considerations for safety and security of the public and work crews. In addition, our duties were to alert and inform clean up team leaders of best management practices along the shoreline in terms of minimizing impacts to habitat and wildlife, such as nesting birds or sea turtles.
The Role of Public Health in a Nuclear or Radiological Terrorist Incident (2005)
 
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Health and Human Services The Role of Public Health in a Nuclear or Radiological Terrorist Incident CDC DV0011 2005 Centers for Disease Control. The events of September 11, 2001, showed that terrorists will use any means to cause harm and disrupt the lives of the American people. Consequently, the chance that an overt or covert terrorist attack involving radioactive materials will occur is an unfortunate reality in the United States today. In research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Schools of Public Health, as well as surveys performed by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, public health workers have stated that they feel unprepared to deal with radiological terrorism. In response to concerns raised by the public health workforce, this program will provide public health personnel with the most current information about the roles of federal response teams and local and state public health services. In addition, viewers will be given basic information on radiation principles, possible scenarios involving the release of radioactive materials, radiation protective measures, and evacuation and sheltering guidelines.
Views: 611 Nuclear Vault
FEMA Press Conference 8-28-2017
 
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FEMA Press conference on 8-28-2017 to share inter-agency information from FEMA and the National Weather Service during the response to Hurricane Harvey.
Views: 1452 FEMA
Subcommittee Hearing: Regional Security Cooperation: An Examination of the CARSI and the CBSI
 
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Visit the hearing page: http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-regional-security-cooperation-examination-central-american-regional Subcommittee Hearing: Regional Security Cooperation: An Examination of the Central American Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) and the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere | 2172 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Jun 19, 2013 2:00pm
Mission: Possible
 
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Emergency Response for Cultural Heritage Institutions in Puerto Rico. Presented by the National Archives Assembly and Preservation Programs.. Recorded May 21, 2018
HICS: HOSPITAL INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM
 
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HICS training video teaches hospital personnel to integrate with other agencies to manage incidents. "Hospital Incident Command System" DVD is the second module DVD in the Hospital First Receiver Series. It provides training in HICS - the Hospital Incident Command System, a nationally-recognized system that gives hospitals and other healthcare facilities an emergency management plan for any type of event that adversely affects the facility. Using HICS allows healthcare facilities to integrate efficiently and effectively with management systems used by other emergency organizations. "Hospital Incident Command System" DVD is also available as an online training course and for Video on Demand. Visit http://www.trainingentry.net/efilmgroup/index/index Topics covered: - Concepts of HICS - Roles & responsibilties of the key players in HICS - Safety Zones - Decon Unit roles in HICS - Relationship to the National Incident Management System
Views: 1952 aksecmiami
Examining Preparedness and Coordination Efforts of First RespondersAlong the Southwest Border
 
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Examining Preparedness and Coordination Efforts of First RespondersAlong the Southwest Border - mars-4:hrs04H_S311_090331 - Cannon 311 - Committee on Homeland Security - 2009-03-31 - Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response. Mr. Cuellar: Today's hearing, entitled "Examining Preparedness and Coordination Efforts of First Responders along the Southwest Border," is designed to assess the unique challenges that Federal, State, local, and Tribal first responders face in border communities in light of the escalation of drug-cartel related violence along the U.S.-Mexico border. Specifically, this hearing is an opportunity to discuss the emergency preparedness and response needs specific to southwest border States, including cross-border communications and information sharing capabilities, and multi-jurisdictional partnerships. Additionally, this hearing is an opportunity to examine the coordination and planning among international, Federal, State, local, and tribal governments to prevent drug-cartel related crimes from spreading to the United States.
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