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					    EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN

             Wollochet Ward
            Gig Harbor Stake
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

     GIG HARBOR, WASHINGTON


          Current Version: November 2012
           Submitted to Ward Bishoprics:

      Reviewed by:_________________________

      Review Date: _________________________

      Changes Made:_______________________

      Resubmitted: _________________________

      Approved by: _________________________

      Approval Date: ________________________

      Submission to Stake: ___________________

     Review by Stake: _______________________
                                        Foreword
The following plan has been created for the Wollochet Ward, Gig Harbor Stake, of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The plan is divided into two sections:
Preparation and Action.

The Preparation Plan outlines what the ward needs to accomplish immediately in order to
get ready for a disaster. Part two, the Action Plan, outlines the specific actions required
during and immediately following a disaster.

The responsibility for bringing these plans to fruition falls with the Bishopric and/or the
Ward Emergency Director and those to whom the assignment has been given. To aid in
this effort, there is a “to-do” section addressed to individual organizations such as Relief
Society, etc.

In the event of a major disaster, the Bishop will relay vital information as to the needs of
the ward members to the Stake Presidency who will in turn forward the information to
Church headquarters. These plans are created so that information as to the needs of the
ward can be quickly and efficiently gathered.

It is strongly suggested that all ward members develop an individual family preparedness
plan so that we, as a ward, will indeed be a ‘prepared people.’
             WOLLOCHET WARD
        EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLAN

                          Section One
                   Becoming a Prepared People

                         Immediate Objectives
Objectives:
   Creation of a Ward Emergency Preparedness and Management Team
   Map of each of eleven districts showing residences of all ward members
   Selection and Training of District Leaders
   Survey of Assets
   Communications Plans
   Family Plans
   Alternative Living Locations
   Ward Training
   Coordination Meetings

Ward Emergency Preparedness and Management Team
The Wollochet Ward EP and M Team will consist of three Priesthood holders, one Relief
Society member, and the Ward Emergency Management Director. One of the Priesthood
holders should be designated the “Chairman or Coordinator.” The chairman should be
designated as “Director of Emergency Services” for the purpose of liaison with civil
authorities. The team should meet monthly well-versed with the Ward Emergency Plan
and organized, then should meet at least quarterly to keep current with the Stake and
Ward protocols and progress.

Mapping the Ward:
It is critical that the Bishopric and the Ward Emergency Management Director know
exactly where every member of the ward is located. It is also very important that those in
the ward who have special needs are identified, such as elderly, disabled, those with
special medical needs, etc.

For this purpose, a ward map must be created that identifies the location of each ward
member. The ward map has been divided into eleven districts, each under the
responsibility of a District Leader
These districts have been divided and district leaders selected so that the district leader is
within walking distance of all ward members within his district. This was done to
facilitate communication in the event of a major disaster where roads are impassable and
travel by car is impossible.

Selection and Training of District Leaders:

The Bishopric should call District Leaders as soon as possible and arrange for their
training. It is advisable that two leaders be called, so that in the event one is unable to
fulfill his responsibilities, the other may be available. Also, light search and rescue must
be performed by two people…never by one alone.

District Leaders must also be properly trained in their duties, including Light Search and
Rescue. It is preferable that District Leaders become CERT certified if possible.

It is the responsibility of the District Leader to become familiar with the location of each
member’s residence within his district, the make-up of the family, and what special needs
exist.

Once an in-depth survey of members is completed, each District Leader should become
acquainted with the survey and know what resources are within his district.

Survey of Assets:

During an emergency, it is critical to know where resources are available, such as where
chain saws, heavy equipment, trucks, generators, and so forth can be obtained, as well as
what places could be used as temporary shelters, and the location of key people such as
nurses, doctors, electricians, plumbers, ham radio operators, etc.

It is also helpful to know which members already have basic emergency supplies and
therefore will either be self-sustaining or will be able to share with others.

An list will be given to each District Leader of available assets in their district.

Communications Plan

One of the most critical elements in an actual disaster is communications. An in-depth
communication plan is necessary to provide the Bishopric with information regarding the
needs of the ward members. There must be a method in place to allow the District
Leaders to contact each member, to report this information to the Bishopric, and for the
Bishopric to report those needs to the Stake Emergency Director at the Stake Command
Center.
The District Leaders should be encouraged to become involved with the LDS Ham radio
operators group if at all possible. At least, the District Leaders must be aware of who in
their district is ham radio certified so that information gathered can be effectively and
immediately reported to the Bishopric.

The Bishopric is actively involved with the LDS radio system and will forward all
necessary information to the Stake officers.

Each DL will have a phone tree to check on members in their district. If phones are not
available, the phone tree will be walked. Once information is gathered it will be
coordinated back to Ward Emergency Management Director.

The ward is actively encouraging members to become HAM radio certified.

Family Plans

 The Ward emergency plan centers on families and individuals. It is critical, therefore,
that each ward family…and individuals…have a plan for their personal safety and
comfort. There are many examples of family emergency plans both on the web and on
our Stake website under the Provident Living tab.

The Relief Society will stress the importance of the family e-plan over the following year
and assist all to create their individualized plans. One facet of this assistance is the
“Prepare for the Crunch Bunch” program already in place. This monthly program
highlights practical tips for preparedness.

The Ward will have one activity a year to help train and prepare its members in
Emergency preparedness.

Alternative Living Locations:

In nearly every recent disaster, families have needed to be relocated. If a ward member’s
home is destroyed or deemed unsafe, an alternative living location must be offered. Each
District Leader will seek out locations within his district that may meet this need. The
Bishopric will maintain a list of these locations. Locations will be chosen considering all
of the following: shelter, food, water, sanitary facilities, safety, and the availability of
heat.

Each District Leader should maintain a list of members within his district who have
offered space, such as an RV, tents, extra rooms, empty garages, etc. should an
emergency arise.

The Bishopric will create a protocol for using the ward building as a shelter should a need
arise. The Relief Society presidency and/or High Priest representatives should be trained
in shelter management, if at all possible.
A list of available community shelters will be made available to the Ward Emergency
Management Director.

Ward Training

It is strongly suggested that all possible effort be made to assist ward members in
becoming prepared, to include 5th Sunday talks, bulletin boards, special announcements,
ward activities, and encouragement from the pulpit.

Coordination Meetings

It is critical that those responsible for the Ward Emergency Plans meet together regularly
to discuss plans, actions, and successes. The core group would consist of the Ward
Emergency Management Director, the Provident Living Coordinator, High Priests, and
Relief Society. These meetings should be no greater than fifteen minutes and serve
simply to inform, encourage, and support the efforts. Once monthly, a more detailed
meeting should be held including the District Leaders and Communications Specialist.




                        Immediate To- Do Lists
Bishopric:

   1. Review, edit, and approve the Ward Emergency Plan
   2. Create an in-depth map of each district, copies of which to be added to the Ward
       Emergency Plan.
   3. Submit the Ward Emergency Plan to President Washer
   4. Call District Leaders
   5. Approve an appropriate Survey of Assets and delivery method
   6. Arrange for training of District Leaders. Encourage all District Leaders to take
       the CERT classes as soon as possible.
   7. Get permission from CERT leaders to have District Leaders attend only the “light
       search and rescue” class if they are unable to enroll in the entire program.
   8. Guide District Leaders in identifying alternate living locations
   9. Arrange for Relief Society/High Priest representatives to learn Shelter
       Management.
   10. Instruct the Relief Society to direct the development of individual family plans
   11. Work with the Ward Emergency Management Director to schedule talks,
       announcements, and etc. promoting preparedness.
   12. Complete the Bishop’s Contact List contained in the Emergency Action Plan,
       page 2 A&B
   13. Identify those from each auxiliary who will be working with the Ward Emergency
       Management Director to promote the program.
   14. Fill in all blanks in the following Ward Emergency Action Plan, especially
       contact names and numbers.
   15. Offer continuous guidance to the Ward Emergency Management Director.
   16. Assign leaders to develop each area of responsibility to include the Medical
       Team, Communications Leader, etc.

Elders Quorum:
   1. Form three search and rescue teams
   2. Arrange for training of the teams, either through LDS CERT or through other
       sources.
   3. Encourage team members to supply their own protective gear, such as hard hats,
       gloves, masks, goggles, boots, etc.
   4. Gather light search and rescue equipment to include standard first aid equipment,
       stretchers, fire extinguishers, etc.
   5. Ensure that Search and Rescue Teams are qualified and have receiving the
       necessary training and equipment to perform their duties.



Relief Society:
   1. Assist in the development and dispersion of the Survey of Assets.
   2. Attend Shelter Management Training…or become familiar with the requirements
       therein.
   3. Develop a program to assist each member in developing an Emergency Family
       Plan.
   4. Advertise and promote the “Prepare for the Crunch Bunch” program.
   5. Work with the Emergency Preparation Specialist to develop a month-by-month
       food storage plan and promote the plan within the Relief Society and Primary.
   6. Review the Ward Emergency Plan and the role played by the Relief Society
       during an emergency.
   7. Conduct recurring training in shelter operations.
   8. Provide ongoing training in food storage, home emergency plans, and ward
       emergency proceeding.
   9. Coordinate with Young Women’s leaders to train young women in shelter
       operations and medical support

Ward Emergency Management Director and Ward Provident Living Coordinator:
 1. Complete the Ward Emergency Preparedness Plan with input from Bishopric
 2. Assist with the training of the District Leaders and others
 3. Prepare several Survey of Assets forms for selection by the Bishopric
 4. Work with the Relief Society to develop interest in emergency preparation
 5. Make a variety of bulletin boards that may be shared among wards
 6. Assist in the development of a training manual for the District leaders.
 7. Work closely with the Stake Emergency Management Director, Cordell Vail.
  8. Help with the Stake conducted emergency preparedness fair that will be held at
      least once a year that includes as many members of the local community as
      possible.
  9. Coordinate Wollochet ward emergency preparedness plans with the other wards
  10. Prepare and distribute emergency preparation material to all members on a regular
      basis to help keep it in the forefront of their priorities .
  11. Encourage all members to “gather every needful thing” which includes utilizing
      the Bremerton Dry Pack Cannery.
  12. Work closely with the Emergency Management Team to bring all plans to fruition.

District Leaders:
   1. Learn the names and locations of all ward members, active and inactive, in your
       district. As possible, become acquainted with all ‘your’ members.
   2. Begin scouting out possible alternative living locations within your district.
   3. Identify places that tent cities could be set up in case of extreme emergencies.
   4. Become familiar with your district, including alternative routes, areas that have
       the potential to be blocked by fallen trees, icy steep hills, areas prone to mud
       slides, etc. Also mark your district map as to the location of fire hydrants, bus
       shelters, streams, etc.
   5. If possible, take the CERT training. at least attend the ‘light search and rescue”
       section or similar training from the Elders quorum.
   6. If possible, learn to be a ham radio operator. If not, at least learn who may be an
       operator in your district…church member or not.
   7. After the survey of assets is completed, review the summary as it applies to your
       district.
   8. Be prepared. Set an example for your district by creating a family emergency plan
       and being obedient to the counsel of the Lord to “gather every needful thing” in
       case of an emergency.
   9. Meet at least quarterly with other District Leaders to discuss progress, challenges,
       and successes.

Medical Administrator:
  1. Will collect and maintain information on ward members who are elderly ,
      disabled, or have special needs.
  2. Will coordinate as needed with the High Priest Resource Manger to located,
      obtain, and store basic medical supplies.
  3. Will coordinate or provide necessary first aid training for search teams,
      Priesthood and Relief Society leaders and ward members.
  4. Will coordinate or provide training for Young Women/Men as medical assistants.

High Priests:
   1. Coordinate training with the Relief Society for shelter operations
   2. Assign leaders to gather information regarding transportation possibilities and
      identifying those who have skills such as equipment maintenance, security,
      sanitation, etc.
   3. The High Priest Group leader will assign a Resource Manger to locate, provide
      and store supplies, materials and equipment for Ward operations.

Communications Coordinator:
  1. Develop and maintain a communications protocol book
  2. Identify who has Ham Radios, CB radios, and Walkie Talkies in the Ward.
  3. Make plans to set up a Emergency Response Center for the Ward Emergency
     Director to use as a point of contact during the emergency.
  4. Conduct practice drills at least twice a year with the district leaders to make sure
     they can communicate back to the ward Emergency Response Center and that
     the ward command center can communicate with the stake Emergency Response
     Center.
  5. Encourage ward members to join the Pierce County ALERT system.
  6. Encourage ward members to get a weather radio that comes on automatically
     when there is an emergency alert.
    EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN

             Wollochet Ward
            Gig Harbor Stake
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

     GIG HARBOR, WASHINGTON


          Current Version: November 2012
           Submitted to Ward Bishoprics:

      Reviewed by:_Brother Jared Elliott_________

      Review Date: _December 2012-January 2013

      Changes Made:____yes__________________

      Resubmitted: _____yes__________________

      Approved by: __Brother Elliott/Bishop Kasteller_

     Approval Date: __Feb 2013_______________

      Submission to Stake: __6 February 2013

     Review by Stake: _______________________
              WOLLOCHET WARD
           EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN

                          CONTENTS
Page 1         Bishop’s Emergency Response Plan Overview

Page 2 A & B   Bishop’s Emergency Contact List

Page 3         Map of Ward Districts

Page 4         Priesthood Line of Authority (Chain of Command)

Page 5 A & B   District Leaders Responsibilities

Page 6         Emergency Response Levels

Page 7         Initial Assessment Reports

Page 8         Emergency Search and Rescue (Elders Quorum or LDS CERT)

Page 9         Emergency Shelter Operations (Relief Society)

Page 10        Emergency Medical Team

Page 11        Emergency Transportation and Resource Management
                          High Priest Group

Page 12        Emergency Communications

Page 13        List of Ward CERT members
                    EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN
                    Wollochet Ward, Gig Harbor Stake,
                 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

In the event of a disaster, this emergency response plan, using both established
Priesthood structure and Wollochet district leaders, will provide the Bishop with local
resources to assist Ward members and community members who seek assistance with
their physical and spiritual needs.

It is expected that Ward members will make every effort to prepare for such emergencies
and be able to sustain their families for an extended period of time until additional
resources can be provided. The minimum preparation period should be for one week,
although it is suggested that three weeks would be preferred.

The Bishop or one of his counselors, as the Ward Emergency Director) is
responsible for declaring a disaster at ward level, the type of response needed and
for reporting the status and needs of the ward to the Stake President.

The Ward Emergency Director will:
    Designate an Emergency Response Center. Generally, this will be the
     Bishop’s office at 8002 Dorotich St., Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    Activate the ward emergency management team consisting of Priesthood and
     Relief Society leaders plus the district leaders.
    Establish and maintain communications with the Stake President
    Ensure the Bishopric and the emergency management team (including the
     district leaders) has the necessary training to fulfill their duties and
     responsibilities.
    Ensure the organizational resources (listed below) have the necessary
     training to fulfill their duties and responsibilities.

The Bishopric Ward Emergency Director has the following organizational resources:
    A radio qualified Emergency communications Director to establish and maintain
       communications with the Bishopric, Priesthood, Relief Society leaders, district
       leaders, ward members, the Stake Emergency Response Center (ERC), LDS-
       CERT leaders, law enforcement and other outside agencies.
    Two light Search and Rescue teams and one Reserve Heavy Rescue Team
       provided by the Elders Quorum.
    A Medical Team consisting of a triage team and deployable field medics to
       accompany the Search and Rescue teams.
    Emergency Transportation and Security Teams provided by the High Priest
       Group.
    An Emergency Shelter Operations Team provided by the Relief Society.

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                   BISHOP’S EMERGENCY RESPONSE
                           CONTACT LIST

Wollochet Ward Emergency Preparedness and Management Team
       1. _________________________________________________________
       2. _________________________________________________________
       3. _________________________________________________________
       4. _________________________________________________________
       5. _________________________________________________________


Emergency Communications Coordinator:
       1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________
Elders Quorum Presidency:
       1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________
       3. ________________________________________________________________
High Priest Group Leaders:
       1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________
       3. ________________________________________________________________
District Leaders Coordinator:
       1. ________________________________________________________________
Light Search and Rescue:
       1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________
Reserve Heavy Rescue:
       1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________




                                2A
High Priest Resource Manager:
       1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________
Relief Society Presidency
       1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________
       3. ________________________________________________________________

Team Leader Shelter Operations:

       1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________
Medical Team Administrator:
       1. ________________________________________________________________
Emergency Preparation Coordinator:
       1. ________________________________________________________________
LDS CERT leaders:
     1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________
Ward District Leaders:

       1. ________________________________________________________________
       2. ________________________________________________________________
       3. ________________________________________________________________
       4. ________________________________________________________________
       5. ________________________________________________________________
       6. ________________________________________________________________
       7. ________________________________________________________________
       8. ________________________________________________________________
       9. ________________________________________________________________
       10_______________________________________________________________
       11________________________________________________________________
                                     2B
WOLLOCHET WARD DISTRICT MAP
                          District Leaders Responsibilities

After a disaster, it is the District Leader’s responsibility to check on the status of all ward
members living within his district and collect the following information:

      Whether the roads are passable or not, including access to the homes of individual
       members’ homes.
      The number of injured and what assistance is they require
      A list of those whose homes are unsafe and who must be relocated.
      What housing alternatives are available for the homeless within the district, or do
       they need to be transported to other areas within the ward boundaries.
      Availability of food, water, medicine and other supplies
      Lists of tools and emergency supplies available among the district members as
       well as a list of members’ skills.
      Special needs of persons who are elderly, disabled, deaf, blind, pregnant, injured,
       and those on special medications.
      Number of deaths
      The extent of property damage and what needs to be done to repair or demolish
       the property.
      Whether there are needs that must be met by civil authorities, by the Stake or by
       resources outside the ward boundaries.

District Leaders will also direct the following activities as needed.

      Rescue people whose lives are threatened.
       This is your first concern after seeing to the needs of your family. Prevent
       unnecessary deaths when possible. However, district leaders are not necessarily
       trained in search and rescue. Therefore, their primary function is to gather
       information. The District leaders must not enter damaged buildings nor proceed
       with search and rescue while working alone. Call trained CERT volunteers or
       professional first responders for assistance.
      Prevent or limit danger to people.
       Remove those from unsound structures, surroundings, or areas when possible,
       without putting oneself in danger.
      Provide shelter, food, water, first aid and other supplies as needed.
       Some people may be able to remain in their homes. Others will be able to move
       in with family or friends in the area. Others will need your help to locate housing
       for them. Look among other ward members first. The ward building may provide
       temporary facilities for housing, food service, first aid, recreation, or as a morgue
       if the situation requires.



                                                  5A
      Prevent or limit property damage.
       Members may require help shutting off electrical, natural gas, oil, and water
       supplies. Some homes may be made livable with minor repairs. Others may need
       to be evacuated. Members may require help boarding up homes to prevent looters
       from breaking in.
      Solicit aid from Church member and non-member experts as needed.
       Enlist help as needed from those people who are not already on assignment from
       employers, civil, or military authorities.
      Restore normal living conditions as quickly as possible. As soon as conditions
       begin to stabilize, the ward can provide manpower and materials for cleaning,
       rebuilding, and moving. Giving members jobs to do may help replace feelings of
       worry with feelings of purpose, and may help restore emotional health.
      Strengthen social, emotional, and spiritual levels. If emergency conditions
       persist for a time, people will need things to do to relieve stress, boredom, worry,
       and fear. Children will need activities to create a better emotional climate for all
       involved. The Young Men, Young Women, Primary and Relief Society could be
       the source of structured activities and emotional support for members. Aid from
       trained counselors and social workers would be helpful for those who have
       injured, missing or deceased friends or relatives.

District leaders will report their findings to the Bishop
                    EMERGENCY RESPONSE LEVELS

                 Bishopric Declares an Emergency Condition

Level 1
    Activate Communications Center;
    Require initial assessment District leaders and Priesthood reports within 3 hours;
    Contact other emergency sections to be on call;
    Submit required reports to the Stake EOC

Level 2
    Activate communications Center;
    Activate Response/Search Teams;
    Require initial assessment District leaders and Priesthood reports within 3 hours;
    Contact Shelter and Medical sections to be on call;
    Submit required reports to the Stake EOC

Level 3
    Activate Communications Center;
    Activate Response/Search Teams;
    Require initial assessment District leaders and Priesthood reports within 3 hours;
    Activate Shelter and Medical sections;
    Submit required reports to the Stake EOC

Level 4
    Activate all emergency sections;
    Mobilize all ward resources as directed by the Stake EOC;
    Prepare ward members for partial or full evacuation;
    Continue to submit required reports to the Stake EOC




                                             6
                    INITIAL ASSESSMENT REPORTS

Immediately following any emergency or significant event, individual Wards will
report their status by telephone or radio to the Stake President or Stake ERC.

      Status reports should be made at 08:00, 12.00 noon, 16:00 and 20:00 until the
       Stake President or the Stake ERC determines they are no longer needed.
      All communications will be logged for review and legal considerations.
      Communications Directors will tune into the Stake ERC net frequency at
       08:15 to 08:20, 12:15 to 12:20, 16:15 to 16:20 and 20:15 to 20:20 for Stake
       emergency information.

Initial assessment reports are prepared by District leaders, Home Teachers, first
responders, assigned contact persons, or the communications center if the family
initiates contact

Methods of reporting can be on paper by telephone, or by radio.

Emphasis should be made to contact, assess, and report on individuals with special
needs, elderly, disabled, singles, and full-time missionaries.

Assessment reports are reported through District leaders or Priesthood leaders to the
Bishop and to the communications center to be forwarded to the Stake ERC.

Assessments should include the following information:
    Report “all is well” or the following as necessary:
    Victim (s)
          o Name (s)
          o Location
          o Injury description if apparent
          o If fire, medical aid, or police needed
    Shelter or other property
          o Describe damage
          o Is immediate assistance needed
    If trained search and rescue teams needed

Updates or Situation Reports may be required by Priesthood Leaders.

Caution: Do not transmit names or personal addresses over the radio



                                         7
                      Emergency Search and Rescue
                   (Elders Quorum and/or LDS CERT)
         1. When activated by the Bishopric, the Elders Quorum will provide the
            following resources:
             Provide and equip two light search and rescue teams to aid, expand,
                and support the efforts by the District Leaders.
             Provide transport of injured survivors to medical facilities
             Provide and equip one reserve heavy response team for on-call
                assistance
             Provide external security as needed.

         2. Coordinate with the High Priest Group Leader for emergency reporting.

         3. Coordinate with the Medical Team Administrator for deployable medics

         4. Coordinate with the District Leaders to provide the Bishopric with initial
            assessment reports and schedules reports.

         5. Ensure that Search and Rescue Teams are qualified and have receiving the
            necessary training and equipment to perform their duties.

         6. Schedule regular practice drills to update information, develop skills and
            review plans.

Team One – Light Search and Rescue:

Team Leader: _______________________________________________
Member ____________________________________________________
Member ____________________________________________________

Team Two - Light Search and Rescue:

Team Leader: _______________________________________________
Member ____________________________________________________
Member ____________________________________________________

Team Three - Heavy Search and Rescue:

Team Leader: _______________________________________________
Member ____________________________________________________
Member ____________________________________________________


                                   8
                      Emergency Shelter Operations
                             Relief Society

1. The Relief Society will staff and operate an emergency shelter at a designated
   location when activated by the Bishopric.
2. The Shelter operation will include the following:
       a. Sleeping quarters on site and at alternate housing for full or partial
           reception
       b. A cooking and feeding station
       c. A comfort station to include a rest area, play area, and a place for
           Priesthood blessings.
       d. A room for the medical team to provide basic health and trauma care

3. Coordinate with Primary leaders to support child care and games.
4. Coordinate with High Priest Group representatives with regard to sanitation, site
   security, supplies and maintenance.
5. Maintain a record of those processed into the shelter or assigned to alternate
   homes.
6. Maintain a bulletin board where members and non-members may leave messages
   for missing relatives/friends.
7. In the event that a morgue is needed, the Relief Society will maintain a record of
   those processed into the morgue.




                                 9
                            Emergency Medical Team

The Medical Team is responsible to and will work through the Medical Team
Administrator under the authority and direction of the Bishop or his assigned counselors.

As directed by the Bishopric, the Medical Administrator will activate a medical triage
and health care team at a yet-to-be-determined shelter location. The Medical
Administrator will also be prepared to deploy as “field medic’ upon request with each of
two Search and Rescue Teams.

   1. The medical team will provide medical care on three levels:
         a. Triage for injuries
         b. Basic health care for shelter occupants
         c. First responder care

   2. The Medical Administrator will establish medical protocols for the treatment, care
      and disposition of all patients.
   3. The Medical Administrator will document and report the intake and disposition of
      all patients to the Bishopric on a regularly scheduled basis or as requested.
   4. The medical Administrator will coordinate with the High Priest representative for
      transport of patients to designated hospitals or high level health care. A copy of
      the patient’s treatment record will accompany the transport.
   5. The Medical Administrator will coordinate with and maintain a working
      relationship with the Red Cross, designated hospitals, and local clinics for
      support.
   6. The Medical Administrator will assign representatives to conduct shelter
      sanitation inspections and report findings to the High Priest representative.




                                     10
         Emergency Transportation and Resource Management
                        High Priest Group


   1. The High Priest Group will support the Relief Society in operating an emergency
      shelter at a designated location when activated by the Bishopric by:
          a. Providing transportation as needed.
          b. Providing site sanitation
          c. Providing maintenance as needed
          d. Operating site emergency equipment such as generators, emergency
              lighting, etc.
          e. Provide on-site Priesthood blessings
          f. Providing internal and site security
          g. Coordinate with Resource Manger for food, water, blankets, cots, medical
              supplies and in-house equipment
          h. Provide scheduled reports to the Bishopric

Resource Manger: ______________________________________________

Transportation Team
Leader ________________________________________________________
Team Member___________________________________________________
Team Member___________________________________________________

Maintenance Team
Leader ________________________________________________________
Team Member___________________________________________________
Team Member___________________________________________________

Security Team
Leader ________________________________________________________
Team Member___________________________________________________
Team Member___________________________________________________




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                    Emergency Communications
The Emergency Communications Coordinator will staff and operate an emergency
communications center at the Ward building when activated by the Bishopric.

TK (to come)




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List of Ward CERT members
Appendix A   Emergency Response Matrix
Appendix B   Family Emergency Preparedness
Appendix C   Emergency Communications
Appendix D   Emergency Evacuation
Appendix E   Emergency Medical Care
Appendix F   Sanitation
Appendix G   72 hour kits
Appendix H   Emergency Shelter
Appendix I   Survey of Assets form

				
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