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Comforting Accommodations Functional Exercise

Exercise Overview

Exercise Benefits / Facts
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The purpose of this series of exercises is to provide an opportunity for agencies and organizations assigned sheltering lead and support roles to work as a team to assess their ability to open, manage and close emergency shelters.

The primary purpose of these exercises is to identify strengths and areas needing improvement regarding local sheltering plans and procedures via a series of informational scenarios and injects.

Exercise Scenarios

The scenarios for the Comforting Accommodations exercise series include:

 Disaster Threat Maps / Information
Earthquake Flood Hurricane Tornado Wildfire

 

Each scenario has a full exercise devoted to the actions that need to be taken regarding opening, managing and closing shelters.

Exercise Participation Information

Your community’s agencies and organizations responsible for operating shelters can participate in this exercise for $600.
 
For information about participating in this exercise please complete an Information Request Form. Upon completing the form you will be contacted and provided with additional information.

Exercise Date Exercise Time Scenario Exercise
Registration
Location / Participation *
Individual participant registration CLOSES at 12:00PM ET on the day prior to the exercise
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Earthquake Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled From a conference room or similar location via the ONX System as part of your organization’s Shelter Management Team
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Flood Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Hurricane Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Tornado Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Wildfire Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled
* Everyone who will be participating in the exercise must register for the following reasons:
  1. Prior to the exercise important Read Ahead materials will be e-mailed to all registered participants. These materials are important to ensure your participation in the exercise is successful.
  2. At the end of the exercise only registered participants will be able to complete and submit their individual exercise evaluation (Hotwash).
  3. Only registered participants will be able to access and print their Certificate of Participation once they have submitted their individual exercise evaluation.