Group One – Questions 1,3 and 4.
1. FEMA lists 15 functions in its Emergency Management Exercise Reporting System. FEMA defines a function as “an action or operation required in emergency response or recovery.” Any or all of those may be the primary or secondary focus of an exercise. Here’s where we get to have some fun. Find your name below for your ESF assignment. Describe how your function would be used in a response. Again, feel free to draw from personal experience if you would like. Here is the list:
Nicki will do Transportation.
3. Envision an imaginary emergency operations plan for a small rural hospital ‘Anywhere General.”As the new disaster planner for AG, Administration has asked you to review that plan and make recommendations for change.Using the knowledge you gained during Foundations in emergency management course, write a brief (250-500 words) summary of that fictional plan. That summary – which you should address to AG’s Board of Directors and CEO – should include parts of the plan you think are adequate and areas you think should be modified.
4. I will do Four!