Emergency management functions

1. Key emergency management functions

As a result of understanding the functional needs support services categories, planners can focus their efforts on the following key emergency management functions:

  1. Emergency Information and Warning
    • List of communication channels categorized by sector Communication Channels
  2. Mass Care and Sheltering
  3. Transportation and Evacuation
    • Evacuation gap checklist encompassing elements from planning through demobilizationEvacuation Gap Checklist
  4. Human Services and Disaster Case Management
    • Disaster case management overview including information on human services providers and the case management processDisaster Case Management Overview
  5. Community Preparedness and Participation

2. Strategies to Enhance Emergency Preparedness Planning and Response

This multi-page resource focuses on strategies to enhance emergency preparedness planning and response for six groups of at-risk populations. For each category, the document outlines why the group is at greater risk, how planners can help the group, and what resources are available.



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