FEMA Procedures Response Partner Guide And The Essay

Length: 2 pages Sources: 2 Subject: Healthcare Type: Essay Paper: #73266278 Related Topics: Incident Command System, Hazardous Materials, Biological Engineering, Supermarket
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FEMA Procedures

Response Partner Guide and the Emergency Support Function Annexes from the NRF

Transportation (e.g., trains, planes, ships)

Through the Emergency Support Function (EFS), the role of transportation and it's support to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is to monitor and manage transportation systems and infrastructure during domestic threats and any responses to an actual incident (Homeland Security, 2008)

Telecommunication systems

Communications supports the restoration of the communications infrastructure, facilitates the recovery of systems and applications from cyber attacks, and coordinates Federal communications support to response efforts during incidents requiring a coordinated Federal response (Homeland Security, 2008). The telecommunications partners must also provide support for communication for the response team.

3.Utilities (e.g., water, electricity, waste disposal)

Public works and Engineering will assist the DHS by monitoring and coordinating capabilities regarding utilities as well as facilitate the delivery of services, technical assistance, engineering expertise, construction management, and other support to prepare for, respond to, and/or recover from a disaster or an incident requiring a coordinated Federal response (Homeland Security, 2008). This is an important component to a response because utility providers often provide life sustaining services to individuals as well as organizations such as hospitals.


The Financial Management Support Annex provides basic financial management...


Public Health and Medical Services include responding to medical needs associated with mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse considerations of incident victims and response workers (Homeland Security, 2008).

6.Retail (e.g., lumber outlet, supermarket)

Retail operations represent an asset that was previously unaccounted for. FEMA officials said that they reached out to the retail industry first because it provides critical goods to residents during a disaster but that they are hoping to work with leaders from other industries, too (Mui, 2011).

Hospital Emergency Response Plan


1. Disaster procedures for staff members

During an emergency, the Hospital Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS) will be in place and the staff has been trained in NIMS and identified through the HEICS system (LSUHSC-SHREVEPORT, 2009).…

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Works Cited

Homeland Security. (2008, January). Overview: ESF and Support Annexes Coordinating Federal Assistance In Support of National Response Framework. Retrieved from Homeland Security: http://www.fema.gov/pdf/emergency/nrf/nrf-overview.pdf

LSUHSC-SHREVEPORT. (2009, March). Emergency Operations Plan. Retrieved from LSUHSC-SHREVEPORT: http://myhsc.lsuhscshreveport.edu/safetyoffice/Policies/2.14%20Emergency%20Operations%20Plan.pdf

Mui, Y. (2011, February 16). Seeking private-sector input, FEMA invites executives to work at headquarters. Retrieved from The Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/16/AR2011021603156.html

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