Multi-Agency Feeding Plan Template
MULTI-AGENCY FEEDING PLAN TEMPLATEMulti-Agency Feeding Plan Template (MAFPT) Guidance
Purpose for the Template
This Template provides suggested guidance and procedures for a jurisdiction to consider inthe development of a multi-agency feeding plan and a coordinating group (the Feeding Task Force (FTF)) that supports feeding assistance in advance of, during and after a disaster throughout the impact area(s) of the State. It stresses coordination among the variousorganizations/agencies participating in feeding operations. These organizations/agenciesinclude: Federal, State, tribal and local government entities, non-government organizations(NGOs), National and State Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOADs) member organizations and other voluntary organizations involved with feeding operations* and the private sector.Additionally, the Template can serve as an educational tool assisting jurisdictions, NGOs,Private Sector and other stakeholders providing feeding support to understand thecomplexities of implementing a coordinated and collaborative feeding operation. Thisincludes understanding both the feeding protocols of the various feeding providers and thegovernment entities. The effective and efficient request and receipt of resources will ensurethat the process of integrating Federal, State, tribal and local resources will be streamlined.
Primary NGO Feeding Organizations
The primary feeding organizations include: The Salvation Army, American Red Cross,Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, Convoy of Hope and Operation Blessing International. Feeding America and Adventist Community Services are support organizations to feeding missions.
The format used for this Template is consistent with the Federal Emergency ManagementAgency (FEMA) Comprehensive Planning Guidance (CPG) documents being developed toassist State and local governments with their planning efforts.1. Template Guidance
The Guidance is not part of the Template. It is a tool for individuals working with theStates to introduce the planning concepts.