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              Delaware County Emergency
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Greensburg Kansas- F-5




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             Delaware County Emergency
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Just suppose????

Only by the grace of God did that tornado
 hit Greensburg verses any other
 community



Just suppose it was closer to home- what
 would you do if it was here??????????

               Delaware County Emergency
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  Greensburg
  Tornado in
  Delaware
  County                                 City of
                                         Muncie




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Delaware County Damage
from Greensburg Tornado

15,337 buildings destroyed
33,893 total structures destroyed
$407,149,400 in Assessed Building
    value destroyed




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Wall Cloud, Delaware County
November 10, 2002 Storm




             Delaware County Emergency
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November 10, 2002 Tornado




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Severe Weather

Ice Storm 2005!
On Wednesday of this
 week, Muncie and the
 surrounding areas
 were bombarded by
 what will be
 remembered as the
 Ice Storm of 2005.


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Economic Impact of the Ice
Storm

$6,00,000 Public Assistance
I&M $20,000,000
Total of over $40,000,000 million in costs
 to the community




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Emergency Management
       Today


  Severe Weather
  remains our
  GREATEST threat!
Tornadoes and Indiana

Tornadoes within Indiana occur with the
 same frequency as they do in classic
 “Tornado Alley”
Tend to be stronger and more damaging




               Delaware County Emergency
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U.S. Average Annual
Tornado Incidence




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                                         Delaware County




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Weather Knowledge

A comprehensive understanding of
 weather is critical to any emergency
 management program
     What’s your educational level?
     What educational program does your
      program provide?
     Is your community Storm Ready?


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Indiana Emergency
Management

“Emergency Management and Disaster
 Law” Indiana Code 10-4-1
     All hazard, all risk




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  Emergency Managment

All hazards & all risks philosophy on a $10
 dollar budget?
Most programs starving for bigger
 budgets and staffing

How do we provide services without staff
 or budgets?

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Technology



By using technology to cover budget and
 staffing shortfalls we can begin to
 cope???????????????



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Technology

IDHS to purchase & provide WebEOC to
 all counties in 2008
     IDHS will host & provide this internet-based
      service to all Emergency Management
      programs across the State

     Sharing a Common Operational Picture!


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Technology

EMWIN- Emergency Managers
 Information Network
     A service provided free by the National
      Weather Service. EMWIN is a data stream
      broadcasted by the National Weather Service
      for use by emergency managers and others.
     http://www.wxmesg.com/EMWIN.htm
     Internet and Satellite feeds available

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EMWIN

EMWIN is a continuous feed of a
 multitude of NWS products

Useful information to keep you informed
 of any weather related information
     Warnings, Forecast Discussions etc.


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Weather Message Software

Using weather products transmitted by
 the National Weather Service, Weather
 Message provides desktop weather alerts
 for the computers on your network. You
 can also see a visual map of the alarms in
 your state or region.


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Weather Message Software
features:

Text message alerting for all computers
 on your network.
Text message alerting for PDA's.
E-mail alerts with full text or short
 message.
Pager alerts with a short message (TAP,
 SNPP, WCTP).
Send Fax messages.
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Weather Message Software
features:

View weather graphics.
Selectively print incoming messages.
Archive messages for use by other
 programs.
Ftp weather messages and graphics to a
 website.
Control electrical devices using X10.
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Weather Message Software
features:

Once established EMWIN & Weather Message
 operate 24/7/365
Provides essential weather information on a
 daily basis & warnings
Initial investment without continuous monthly
 fees verses DTN & others
Activate your Storm Spotters with Wx Message

Force Multiplier
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Mass Notification Systems

Federal Signal’s Codespear software
 platform
     delivers mission critical communications
      interoperability, urgent notification, incident
      management, event monitoring and cross-
      agency collaboration when seconds count.
             http://www.codespear.com/



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Mass Notification Systems

3n InstaCom- mass notification: one
 person, with a single call or a few clicks of
 the mouse, to communicate with tens,
 hundreds, or thousands of people
 anywhere, anytime, and via any
 communication method
     http://www.3nonline.com/


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Tornado Frequency in
Delaware County

Since the early 50’s to present Delaware
 County has seen 15 tornadoes
More tornadoes have, in the past,
 occurred in the southeastern part of the
 county, from a statistical perspective, the
 southwestern county is due


                Delaware County Emergency
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Delaware County
Tornadoes 1950-1995




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Flooding

Excellent levee
 system
Indiana-American
 water treatment
     Vulnerable to flooding
     Levee not as high
Dam breech
     A possibility
     Excellent maintenance
      & inspection record County Emergency
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So What Is Emergency
Management ???????

Cost effective!!
Community risk
 management




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