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Flashcards in Disaster Support Deck (16):
1

What is the only constant in a disaster?

Chaos

2

What is the webster definition support?

To promote the interest or cause of, assist or help, maintain, keep something going

3

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"

4

What are the support components?

What human resources, agencies, facilities supplies, and equipment are needed

5

What are the two phases of support?

Pre-planning and execution

6

What is done in pre-planning?

Accurate hazard assessment, policies and procedures, agreements, MOUs, drills, Incident command systems

7

What are the components to communications?

Anticipate disruptions
Alternative systems (RACES)

8

What does to community need for support?

Public response: panic, worried well
Routine healthcare need - normal baseline in community

9

What are the execution requirements?

Pre-planning, valid and rapid assessment, anticipating changes, appropriate resource activation

10

What are some sources of support?

Local, regional, state, federal, non-governmental organizations

11

What is some local support?

Mutual aid agreement, metropolitan medical response system

12

What are the federal government organizations for support?

FEMA, INRP, NDMS

13

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

14

What does SNS deployment require?

Significant community pre-planning
Personal (300 peeps), warehouse and distribution, vehicles and inventory

15

What are some non-governmental organizations for support?

American Red Cross
Medical Reserve corps
Volunteers

16

What are the CBRNE considerations?

Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear events, natural disaters and explosive and traumatic events