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Local Disasters & Emergencies
 Emergency Management Activations

Level 1
Annually – College World Series

December 5, 2007 - Presidential Visit

January 21, 2009 - Presidential Inauguration

April 23, 2010 - Severe Weather

April 29, 2010 - Severe Weather

September 13, 2010 - Severe Weather

April 9, 2011 - Severe Weather

May 12, 2011 - Severe Weather

June 19, 2011 - Severe Weather

Level 2
May 29, 2008 – Severe Weather

June 4, 2008 – Severe Weather

June 11, 2008 – Severe Weather

July 2, 2008 – Severe Weather

July 8, 2008 – Hazardous Material

July 16, 2008 – Severe Weather

September 4, 2008 - Hazardous Material

March 23, 2009 - Severe Weather

May 7, 2009 - Severe Weather

March 3, 2010 - Ice Jam/Flooding

June 1, 2010 - Severe Weather

July 14, 2010 - Severe Weather

March 22, 2011 - Severe Weather

May 11, 2011 - Severe Weather

May 21, 2011 - Severe Weather

June 20, 2011 - Severe Weather

June 26, 2011 - Severe Weather

Level 3
December 5, 2007 - Westroads Mall Active Shooter

May 28, 2008 - Hazardous Material Release

August 15, 2009 - Offutt Air Force Base (Exercise)

January 5, 2010 - Winter Weather

April 17, 2010 - Eppley Airfield (Full Scale Exercise)

June 12, 2010 - Flooding (Federally Declared)

August 14, 2010 - Offutt Air Force Base (Exercise)

August 18, 2011 - Severe Weather

 Level 4
June 8, 2008 - Millard Tornado (Federally Declared)

June 27, 2008 - Douglas County Windstorm (Federally Declared)

December 22, 2009 - Snowstorm (Federally Declared)

May 25, 2011 - MO River Flood (Federally Declared)

 



Emergency Management Activation Rationale

ACTIVATION

EM PHASE

PLANNED RESPONSE COMPONENTS

ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES

Level 1

Communication Alert

Informational message(s) received by DCEMA

Identified resource(s) alerted to stand by

Level 2

Risk Assessment with proactive measures

Observe conditions/situation, initiate, compile and/or disseminate information

Information conveyed to and from DCEMA

Level 3

Event Occurrence
with utilization
of local assets

DCEMA notified of activated local assets for organized approach.  Public disruption requires EMA coordination of resources.  Notifications made to EMSAT, selected resource groups and officials.  Selected resource entities recalled to EOC.  Media informed.

As above with entity resources remotely engaged or recalled to EOC.  Local / MOU resources are sufficient to respond to, and recover from, emergency or disaster event.  Local Disaster Declaration an option.

Level 4

Request for Additional Resources involving state and/or federal assistance

As above with multiple resource entities recalled.  Coordination with NEMA yields additional assistance from selected non-local resources.   Influx of requested/ reimbursable resources is necessary to meet community needs.  Information compiled for reporting of community status (JIC activated, emergency public information reporting protocols brought on line).

As above with tracking of expenditures and monitoring of impact.  Multiple resource entities engaged and managed at the EOC as a Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC).  Sustained response requires augmented resources, return to normalcy achieved in community with accommodation.  Federal / State declaration may be submitted.

Recovery and Demobilization

Recovery from Event and Demobilization of resources to provide for and expedite, return to normalcy.

Elected officials and selected EMSAT members apprised of informational and data needs.  State and federal advisors offer support in coordinating type and extent of assistance.  Fiscal agents and entity representatives meet to discuss and implement reimbursement process.  Key personnel are assigned to compile data.  JIC continues to implement public information strategy.

Reimbursement meetings take place with affected entities and government departments.  Reimbursement information is disseminated to explain eligibility and process to potential candidates for assistance.  Supplies and equipment are restored to pre-event capability; fiduciary management expedites payment of bills.  Budgetary accountability is maintained.