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A Guide to Organizing Neighborhoods for Preparedness, Response and Recovery

By swolff - Posted on 05 April 2010

Organization/Structure Progression Guide


Local Neighborhood forms neighborhood Disaster Committee which includes a Chairperson and other neighborhood members who develop a Neighborhood Disaster Plan which includes a Neighborhood Coordinator who oversees Neighborhood Liaisons and Neighborhood Teams

Organized Neighborhoods form the basis for a Community Disaster Council which includes a Chairperson and representatives from Neighborhoods, local government, community agencies, etc. who develop a Community Disaster Plan which includes Community Coordinators, Liaisons and Teams/Divisions

Local Government/Fire Departments develop a Disaster Plan which utilizes Incident Command System (ICS) and Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) which centers authority in an Incident Commander who oversees Divisions which include Operations who appoints and oversees Designated Community Coordinator who works with Community Disaster Council Neighborhood Disaster Committee



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