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									NEDRIX. OCTOBER 24, 2011
W. Russ Webster, FEMA R1 FPC
• A Look Back
  o Hasty review Disasters affecting New England in the last year (Tornados,
    Tropical Storms, Fukajima)
  o New England and Irene: a billion dollar disaster
  o Preparedness Programs & Partnerships Making a Difference
        STEP; LEM; HIED; Storm Ready, Private Sector-NEDRIX
• Some new ways forward
  o   NEDRIX
  o   RCPG and NLE12
  o   NDRF and other frameworks
  o   New partnerships & Sustainment Efforts
Hurricane Decision Guide
Irene Declarations
 •   State Declaration No. Declared Date Incident Period FCO FCO Location IA PA DFA FSA DRM Delegation
 •   Massachusetts 3330-EM Aug. 26 Aug. 26 - Sep. 5 Russo Westfield (JFO) Not requested Cat. B only - All counties Yes Yes Yes
 •   Massachusetts 4028-DR Sep. 3 Aug. 27-29 Russo Westfield (JFO) Berkshire and Franklin Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire
     Yes No Yes
 •   Connecticut 3331-EM Aug. 27 Aug. 26 - Sep. 1 DeBlasio State EOC Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London,
     Tolland, and Windham Cat. B only - All counties Yes Yes Yes
 •   Connecticut 4023-DR Sep. 2 Aug. 27 - Sep. 1 DeBlasio State EOC Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London,
     Tolland, and Windham Fairfield, Litchfield, Hartford, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, and Windham Yes No Yes
 •   New Hampshire 3333-EM Aug. 27 Aug. 26 - Sep. 6 Lewis State EOC Not requested Cat. B only - All counties Yes Yes Yes
 •   New Hampshire 4026-DR Sep. 3 Aug. 26 - Sep. 6 Lewis State EOC Carroll and Grafton Carroll, Coos, Grafton, Merrimack, Strafford, and
     Sullivan Yes No Yes
 •   Rhode Island 3334-EM Aug. 27 Aug. 26-29 Szczech RIEMA HQ Not requested Cat B only - All counties Yes Yes Yes
 •   Rhode Island 4027-DR Sep. 3 Aug. 27-29 Szczech RIEMA HQ Not requested Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, and Washington Yes No
 •   Vermont 3338-EM Aug. 29 Aug. 26 & cont. Gilbert Burlington (JFO) Not requested Cat B, limited to DFA - All Counties Yes Yes Yes
 •   Vermont 4022-DR Sep. 1 Aug. 27 - Sep. 2 Gilbert Burlington (JFO) Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Orange, Rutland,
     Washington, Windham, & Windsor Addison, Bennington, Caldedonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Rutland,
     Washington, Windham, & Windsor, Yes Yes Yes
 •   Maine Yes No Aug 27-29 Franklin, Oxford, & York Counties Lewis N/A
             STORM READY
StormReady communities are better prepared to save
lives from the onslaught of severe weather through
advanced planning, education and awareness.
No community is storm proof, but StormReady can help
communities save lives.
           American Red Cross Ready Rating™
The American Red Cross Ready Rating™ program is a free,
self-paced program designed to help businesses,
organizations and schools become better prepared for

Members complete a 123-point self assessment of their level
of preparedness, gain access to tips and best practices, and
commit to improving their score each year to maintain

               High School Preparedness Education
            Leadership in Emergency Management (LEM)
    This preparedness education
program is free to camps. It requires
      trained instructors with EM
  background and has been piloted                 Implemented in summer camps, the 3 hour
   with 370 students over 2 years.               Leadership in Emergency Management (LEM)
     Ask about our one pager to                       base course gives 9-12th graders the
distribute to your camp communities              experience of role playing incident command
                 today!                          positions in disaster scenarios based on real
                                                events that occurred in New England. Students
                                                  conduct group presentations, discuss how
                                                 their plans impact individuals, and conclude
                                                   by drafting individual emergency plans to
                                                implement at home. The base course can also
                                                    be accompanied by optional expansion
                                                    lessons, covering up to 3 days worth of

                                        Created by the people that brought you the STEP program with collaboration
                                        from Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the American Red Cross, Mayflower
                                            RSVP, Boston Public Schools, and the NorthEast Disaster Recovery
                                                             Information X-Change (NEDRIX).
Leadership in Emergency Management (LEM)
             Purpose of program results are beneficial to
             students because:
              •   Learning how the planning process places a critical
                  role in Emergency Management.

              •   Role-playing leadership positions within the
                  management of an incident, practicing skills in
                  critical thinking, difficult decision making, and
                  working in a team.

              •   Preparing and conducting group presentations
                  implementing preparedness plans in their homes.

              •   Becoming exposed to Homeland Security and
                  Emergency Management fields.

              •   Obtaining ongoing access to emergency
                  preparedness programs, resources, and community
  Minor League Baseball & Disaster Preparedness
         A Twitter Quiz: Covering the Bases
Since 2004, the Ready Campaign has partnered with Citizen Corps and Minor League Baseball™ to help spread
 the importance of emergency preparedness to baseball fans at stadiums nationwide. Minor League Baseball™
stadiums have provided the ideal venue and opportunity to reach millions of baseball fans and their communities
                                     to encourage them to get prepared.

               Conducting the quiz is loudspeaker simple, requiring getting the question to the
                 fans (by, JumboTron, or a combination of the two, depending on available
               equipment), following the responses on Twitter with the hashtag #imprepared,
               and selecting a winner. The ultimate goal is to get the public thinking about his
                                 or her family’s disaster preparedness plan.

                                           Benefits of participating:

                            •       Recognition on ready.gov’s Web site for

                                •     A more disaster-resilient audience.

                                       •    Crowd-friendly interaction
Student Tools for Emergency Preparedness
                                          •   No Fee/Cost

                          •     Has reached 26,000+ students within 2

                      •       Students assemble emergency kits with and
                                          for their families.

                      •       Students learn general disaster information.

                              • A framework for teachers to instruct
                              students about emergencies and disasters.

                          •    1 hour base lesson is easy to teach and
                               engaging to students by utilizing videos,
                                stopping points, and discussion-based
    Prior - 2008                       2009 - 2011
•   20 schools engaged
•   1 school as active partner     •   100 + schools
•   Outreach mainly based on EMI
    academic frame with safety
    planning                       •   7 schools are active
                                   •   Outreach based on
                                       input from HIED
                                   •   Completing 1st
                                       HSEEP Campus
Operation Safe
       • Part of Regional T&E
         Program –(TEST) that
         builds from simple to
         complex exercises;
       • Active shooter scenario
         focused on info sharing,
         commo, & incident
       • Fed, State, Local and
         Private Sector (FEMA, FBI,
         Fusion Centers, RIEMA,
         HiEd Institutions, State
         HHS, etc)
 ESPN’s 2nd Annual Security and Safety
            Awareness Day
FEMA educated ESPN’s 5000+ employees on preparedness
topics and provided useful tips to better equip employees and
their families to prepare for disasters.

Discuss mutually beneficial programs and opportunities to partner
to better serve FEMA/ESPN stakeholders and ESPN’s
surrounding communities.
                       NLE 12

                   Cyber Scenario
                     June 2012

Examine Nation’s ability to coordinate and implement
prevention, preparedness and response plans and
capabilities to respond to a cyber event.

Series of separate exercises linked by core cyber
related scenario elements.

IPC in Washington DC Oct 25-26, 2011
Region I to participate
   Continuity of Operations Program(COOP) TTX

                  Nov. 17, 2011 Holyoke, MA

To initiate a collaborative activity that facilitates
the development of communication and
cooperation within and between agencies or
programs who seek to enhance the continuity of
their operations in Western Massachusetts.

Partnership with FEMA and the Federal
Executive Association of Western Massachusetts
 The National Disaster Recovery
          Frame Work
The National Disaster Recovery Framework is a guide
that enables effective recovery support to disaster-
impacted States, Tribes, Territorial and local
jurisdictions. It provides a flexible structure that enables
disaster recovery managers to operate in a unified and
collaborative manner. It also focuses on how best to
restore, redevelop and revitalize the health, social,
economic, natural and environmental fabric of the
community and build a more resilient Nation.

                                              October 2011
             Key Components

2.Pre & Post Disaster Recovery Planning
3.Coordinating Structure: Establishment of 6
  Recovery Support Functions (RSF)
4.Community and Individuals
Recovery Support Functions

• Community Planning and            Federal Emergency Management
Capacity Building:                  Agency
• Economic:                         U.S. Department of Commerce
                                    U.S. Department of Health and Human
• Health and Social Services:
                                    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
• Housing:
• Infrastructure Systems:           U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

• Natural and Cultural Resources:   U.S. Department of Interior
   Next Steps
In order to coordinate interagency disaster recovery issues and oversee the
implementation of the NDRF, the current Planning Division within the
Recovery Directorate will now serve as the National Disaster Recovery
Planning Division. This Division will continue to work with all stake holders to

• Annexes with the Recovery Support Function Coordinating Agencies for
  the NDRF
• Interagency all hazards recovery operational plan to support the NDRF
  and PPD 8; and
• Guidance and standard operating procedures for the Recovery Support
  Functions for the rapid activation of capabilities to support community
• Additional GS14/15 position in each FEMA region
  The efforts to engage the Whole Community in the
  design of this foundational document will greatly
  advance the Nation’s ability to deal with the aftermath
  of disasters, particularly those that are large-scale and
  catastrophic. We believe that the framework will help
  further our efforts to improve disaster resilience and
  recovery and better support our partners in effecting
  successful disaster recoveries

Incident Commander and Westminster Fire
Chief, Cole Streeter, observes damage
caused by flash flooding following Tropical
Storm Irene in the state of Vermont
FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure
that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our
capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and
mitigate all hazards

Vermont Congressman, Peter
Welch, FEMA Administrator W.
Craig Fugate, Vermont Senator
Bernie Sanders, and FEMA
Region 1 Administrator Don R.

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