After attending a Fire Safety and Fire Behavior class it seemed some of the information should be passed on. Some of this will apply to anyone exposed to a wildland fire situation, including the home owners. So here goes.
EMC351 - EOC COMM Task Check List
A. Initial Priority:Provide EOC with reliable internal communications between the EOC and essential agencies and departments.
B. Secondary Priority:Provide EOC with links into disaster area for information and response.
EMC350 - Remember EDIS?
By Ben J. Green, Assistant Chief Telecommunications, EAS/EDIS Program, July 2002
EDIS, or Emergency Digital Information Service, has been with us for more than a decade. It was created by the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) after the '89 Loma Prieta earthquake. It's purpose was to fill gaps in the state's Emergency
EMC349 - Training Ideas 02B
The last bulletin ended with the statement that the systems faced by EMCOMM unit responders have become more complex; that what was once a simple communications instrument -- the telephone -- has (in many agencies) become an extremely complex communications system.
EMC348 Training Ideas 02A
Ideas for training are an often sought topic, so let's try a different approach and see how it helps.
First, let's ask: What is the purpose of the training?
The Bulletins are addressed to the Emergency Management Agency (with sub-addresses to others) with the intent that the Radio Officer, ACS Coordinator or other unit participant will deliver them to the agency coordinator, and discuss their topics.
2002-03 EmComm Bulletins
TO: Emergency Communications Units - Information Bulletin
TO: Emergency Management Agencies via Internet and Radio
FROM: Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services