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Region 2 Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition

Overview

The Massachusetts Region 2 Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition has undertaken a unique mission to enhance Public Information and Warning Capabilities during public health emergencies and other disasters.

The project title is “Massachusetts Region 2 – Public Information and Warning Initiative”. The various components of the initiative are found below.

Region 2 Public Information and Warning Tool Kit

 Public Information and Warning Tool Kit PDF
 Guide to Writing for Social Media PDF

Region 2 Joint Information System (JIS) Tool Kit

 JIS Checklist PDF
 JIS E-Mail Message Form WORD
 JIS Facebook Message Form WORD
 JIS Phone Message Form WORD
 JIS Text Message Form WORD
 JIS Twitter Message Form WORD

FEMA – Independent Study Courses

 Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) HTML
 Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) for the American Public HTML
 Public Information Officer Awareness HTML
 Social Media in Emergency Management HTML

Public Information and Warning Training Videos

Public Information and Warning Training Videos
Joint Information System Basics
     Dropbox Basics Access
Mass Notification Systems
     CodeRED Access
     Everbridge Access
     Desigo Access
     Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Access
     Nixle Access
     Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) Access
Public Information Operations
     Communication to the Public During Large Scale Emergencies Access
     Dealing with the Media Access
     How to Write a Disaster News Release Access
     Joint Information Center (JIC) – An Overview Access
     Joint Information System (JIS) – An Overview Access
     Role of the Public Information Officer (PIO) Access
Social Media Basics
     Facebook Basics Access
     Twitter Basics Access
     What is a Hashtag? Access
Using Social Media During Emergencies
     Crowdsourcing – An Overview Access
     How People Use Social Media During Disaster Access
     Social Media and Crisis Management Access
     Social Media as a Disaster Communications Tool Access
     Social Media During Disasters Access
     Text Messaging During Emergencies Access