Catastrophic Plan
Working Groups


Working Group

Issue Areas

Emergency Management

Command And Control; Rapid Impact Assessment; Logistical and Resource Support; Technology and GIS; Mutual Aid

Emergency Response

Law Enforcement, Fire Rescue, Hazardous Material, Search And Rescue

Critical Infrastructure Restoration

Restoration of Utilities (water, sewer, solid waste, power systems); Debris Management; Damage Assessment; Multi-Modal Transportation Facilities

Public Affairs

Public Information, Communication Alternatives; Working with the Media; Pre-scripted Messages; etc.

Disaster Housing

Temporary Housing, Transitional Housing, Return to Permanent Housing

Economic Stabilization and Redevelopment

Support to Local Businesses and Employees Retention; Networking; Use of Local Businesses in Recovery; Restoration of Supply Chains

Agriculture/Animal Issues

Care of Abandoned, Lost and Dead Animals; Reunification

Human Services

Coordination and Communication among Government, NGOs, Faith-based partners; Restoration of Social Services, Volunteers And Donations, Post-Disaster Relocation, Host Communities; Client Management; etc.


Restoration of School Facilities; Shelter Operations; Regional Collaboration; Transportation and School Openings


Restoration of Medical Facilities; Personnel Support; Supplies and Pharmaceuticals

Environmental Restoration

Restoration of Habitat; Natural Systems; Water Bodies; Short-Term Post-Disaster Solutions to Mitigate Long-Term Environmental Impacts





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