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National Preparedness System

+Share/Email This Page National Preparedness System Main Content Every day, we take steps to keep our nation safe and ensure we thrive after disasters occur. The National Preparedness System outlines an organized process for everyone in the whole community to move forward with their preparedness activities and achieve the National Preparedness Goal. The National Preparedness System has six parts: Identifying and Assessing Risk. Reviewing and Updating.  Specific Tools and Resources Depending on your role in the community, you may be in need of specific tools and resources to help you through the cycle of the National Preparedness System.

Strategic National Risk Assessment.  Download Materials. Civil Air Patrol - United States Air Force Auxiliary. Pacific Region. Oregon CAP. Federal Emergency Management Agency. National Response Framework. Government resources alone cannot meet all the needs of those affected by terrorist attacks, natural disasters and other catastrophic events.

National Response Framework

When disaster strikes, people throughout the community and our nation pitch in to help the response effort. The second edition of the National Response Framework, updated in 2013, provides context for how the whole community works together and how response efforts relate to other parts of national preparedness. It is one of the five documents in a suite of National Planning Frameworks. Each Framework covers one preparedness mission area: Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response or Recovery. Resources Focus on Immediate Needs The Response Framework covers the capabilities necessary to save lives, protect property and the environment and meet basic human needs after an incident has occurred.

Roles and activities found in other Frameworks affect response efforts in many ways. National Incident Management System. NIMS and National Preparedness Click here to subscribe to the NIMS mailing list The National Incident Management System (NIMS) identifies concepts and principles that answer how to manage emergencies from preparedness to recovery regardless of their cause, size, location or complexity.

National Incident Management System

NIMS provides a consistent, nationwide approach and vocabulary for multiple agencies or jurisdictions to work together to build, sustain and deliver the core capabilities needed to achieve a secure and resilient nation. Consistent implementation of NIMS provides a solid foundation across jurisdictions and disciplines to ensure effective and integrated preparedness, planning and response. Emergency Management Institute Home Page. Welcome to the Emergency Management Institute Emergency Management Institute Mission To support the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA's goals by improving the competencies of the U.S. officials in Emergency Management at all levels of government to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the potential effects of all types of disasters and emergencies on the American people.

Emergency Management Institute Home Page

Read more... EMI History Train - Exercise - Educate National Preparedness Directorate National Training and Education Online Course Catalog - Read more » Sign up via our free e-mail subscription service to receive notifications when new EMI information is available. Citizen Corps. Citizen Corps' Mission The mission of Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds.

Citizen Corps

Latest News Organizational Webinar on America's PrepareAthon! Spring the Alarm Returning Home March is Red Cross Month Red Cross Pet First Aid App National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8: Download the 2014 Toolkit and Pledge to Prepare Know Your Role. Office of Emergency Management. Federal Disaster Declaration Fact Sheet On April 4, 2014, President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon triggering the release of Federal funds to help communities recover from a Severe Winter Storm that occurred February 6-10, 2014.

Office of Emergency Management

Click here for more information. Public Assistance Program for DR-4169-OR as a result of Severe Winter Storm The Public Assistance program provides supplemental federal financial grant assistance for the response and recovery costs incurred by local, state, tribal governments and certain Private Non-profit (PNP) organizations as a direct result of the presidentially declared event. For more information on eligibility and how to apply for assistance, please click here. Drought Declaration Process As a result of significantly low rainfall amounts for the past few months, the State's water availability and drought councils will meet in February. Benton County Emergency Management - Contact Information. Sheriff Riley. On January 7, 2014, Bruce Riley was sworn in as the 39th Linn County Sheriff, replacing Sheriff Tim Mueller who retired December 31, 2013.

Sheriff Riley

Bruce was appointed Sheriff by the Linn County Commissioners to fulfill the current term which expires on December 31, 2014. Bruce has filed for the Office of Sheriff and will be campaigning in 2014. Bruce comes from a line of law enforcement as his great grandfather; Robert Walker, was the Sheriff of Franklin County, Nebraska from 1909 to 1923. Bruce’s grandfather, Charles Walker, was a Deputy Sheriff in Franklin County as well. Bruce Riley grew up in Albany, Oregon. Oregon Emergency Management Association. ARRL - The national association for AMATEUR RADIO.

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