Community Partner Initiative

Overview Be Ready Alliance Coordinating For Emergencies (BRACE) undertook a unique community partnership building initiative with the goal of enhancing disaster readiness and response capabilities of community and faith based organizations as well as businesses throughout Florida’s northern Gulf Coast counties. Between October 2011 and November 2012 the Community Partner Initiative worked with county emergency…

Western Massachusetts Disaster Animal Response Team Initiative

Overview Benefits / Facts Tweet Pet Friendly Emergency Shelter Planning information to your followers. Tweet The Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council (WRHSAC) undertook a unique disaster planning / preparedness, response and recovery initiative designed to enhance the capabilities to meet the needs pet owners and pets during and following emergencies and disasters. Entitled the…

Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness Program

Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness Program – NEPP

NEPP Overview The Florida Department of Health has undertaken an initiative entitled Neighborhood Emergency  Preparedness Program (NEPP). The purpose NEPP is to organize and educate neighborhoods to increase their level of preparedness to handle all types of health-related emergency incidents. The project is designed to engage and mobilize small neighborhood teams to help foster self-sufficiency…

Jackson County Disability Disaster Plan

Disability Disaster Plan – Florida – Jackson County

Overview The Jackson County Emergency Management Department undertook an initiative entitled Operation Full Access. Operation Full Access With the assistance of various disability, senior citizen,  social service, faith based and transportation stakeholders from throughout Jackson County and its eleven municipalities the Operation Full Access  initiative GOALS were to: Assess the current emergency readiness of the…