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EM358 Evacuation and Re-Entry Planning Course
What You Get: Seven units and three appendices in one file with over 105 pages.
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Table of Contents
Unit One, Why Evacuate?, the need for evacuation and re-entry planning is established.
Unit Two, Who Is At Risk?, provides guidelines for identifying risk area populations that may require evacuation, including special populations and domestic animals. Participants will take a look at their own vulnerability analysis and census data.
Unit Three, Community Behavior in Evacuation, describes typical evacuation behavior and includes discussion about the implications of that behavior on participants' evacuation and re-entry planning.
Four, Evacuation Requirements, describes the components of an evacuation
operation and the resulting legal and logistical requirements that must
be in place to successfully carry out such an operation. Participants
will review existing plans and procedures to evaluate the consideration
of evacuation requirements.
Unit Six, Re-entry, describes the factors that affect re-entry into the evacuated area, and the requirements for developing a plan to return evacuees to their homes. Participants will determine whether their evacuation plan considers re-entry aspects.
Unit Seven, the Course Conclusion, participants are referred to a job aid consisting of a checklist for identifying what steps their jurisdiction needs to take in their evacuation and re-entry planning efforts. Also in Unit Seven, participants will complete a written test consisting of multiple choice and true-false questions to evaluate achievement of cognitive learning objectives.
Elderly residents of the flooded area were transported to shelter by bus. They are anxious to return to their homes to try to salvage belongings.
public transportation into the re-entry area.
Incarcerated persons in jails, juvenile facilities and drug treatment centers are
needs populations" requiring particular attention in an evacuation.
The water has receded from the evacuated areas of your community. A preliminary damage assessment has been completed. Access to the area is limited because of several washed out roads. The mayor has decided to allow re-entry when you have completed a re-entry plan.
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