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					TYPE OF DISASTER MAY VARY

•   FIRE
•   WATER
•   WIND
•   Many of the responses remain the same but
    may require different equipment.
  DISASTER
  HURRICANE
PREPAREDNESS &
   PLANNING
             5-7 Days Out
• Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  actives - all state agencies respond
• Food Banks – begin by making distributions
  to agencies prior to event in case of road
  closures after event.
• Food Distribution (FD) – contacts
  commercial warehouses for current
  inventory items
                  2 Days Out
• EOC – evacuation of nursing homes and special
  needs clients. Prisoners are relocated. Stage first
  responders as close as possible to event target
  area.
• Food Banks – are in contact with America’s
  Second Harvest and USDA on possible action
  after event.
• FD – provide inventory lists to USDA regional
  offices and Red Cross (Salvation Army)
           Event Happens
• EOC – First responders deploy immediately
  after event.
• Food Banks – identify needs.
• FD – awaits request for commodities from
  mass feeding sites.
        2-4 Days After Event
• EOC – surveys impacted area for damage
  estimate and asks for a Presidential
  Declaration. Coordinates recovery efforts.
• Food Banks – process and distribute
  donated items as needed (commodities and
  cleaning supplies).
• FD – delivers requested commodities to
  mass feeding sites.
         4-7 Days After Event
• EOC – goes into recovery mode
• Food Banks – continue to distribute cleaning
  supplies and commodities. Note that no TEFAP
  commodities are distributed unless approved by
  USDA instead Emergency Food Stamps are
  distributed.
• FD –provides commodities to mass feeding sites.
  Most mass feeding sites close within a week of
  opening.
 Within 30 Days of Event’s End
• EOC – reports mass feeding sites meals
  served and number of clients served.
• Food Banks – State rules allow victims to
  access TEFAP up to 6 months (emergency
  clause).
• FD - files report on commodities used to
  regional USDA office.

				
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