Flashcards in Disaster Support Deck (16):
What is the only constant in a disaster?
What is the webster definition support?
To promote the interest or cause of, assist or help, maintain, keep something going
What is the pain points need for disaster support?
"Give me what I need to get to job done"
"When and where I need it"
What are the support components?
What human resources, agencies, facilities supplies, and equipment are needed
What are the two phases of support?
Pre-planning and execution
What is done in pre-planning?
Accurate hazard assessment, policies and procedures, agreements, MOUs, drills, Incident command systems
What are the components to communications?
Alternative systems (RACES)
What does to community need for support?
Public response: panic, worried well
Routine healthcare need - normal baseline in community
What are the execution requirements?
Pre-planning, valid and rapid assessment, anticipating changes, appropriate resource activation
What are some sources of support?
Local, regional, state, federal, non-governmental organizations
What is some local support?
Mutual aid agreement, metropolitan medical response system
What are the federal government organizations for support?
FEMA, INRP, NDMS
What is in the strategic national stockpile "push package"?
Antibiotics, chemical antidotes, antitoxins, life support meds, IV admin sets, airways maintenance supplies, med and surg items
What does SNS deployment require?
Significant community pre-planning
Personal (300 peeps), warehouse and distribution, vehicles and inventory
What are some non-governmental organizations for support?
American Red Cross
Medical Reserve corps