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Ready to Respond 2009

Ready to Respond 2009

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Ready to Respond 2009
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Ready to Respond
Disaster Preparedness and Responsefor HandsOn Action Centers
 
2009Third Edition
 
 
HandsOn Network
600 Means Street NW Suite 210 Atlanta, GA 30318 404 979 29001875 K Street NW 5
th
Floor Washington, DC 20006 202 729 8000
 
 
Page 1
Table of Contents
 
Acknowledgements 3Introduction 4Section 1 Disaster 101 6
1.1 Disaster 101 61.2 Glossary 151.3 Abbreviations and Acronyms 17
Section 2 Assessing Your Readiness 19
2.1 Assess Your Readiness 19
Section 3 Developing Partnerships 23
3.1 Partner with Local Government 233.2 Partner with Relief Agencies 283.3 Partner with VOAD 313.4 Build Agreements 34
Section 4 Getting Started at Home 36
4.1 Develop Leadership Team 364.2 Secure Executive and Board Commitment 384.3 Define HandsOn Action Center Role 414.4 Assess and Mitigate Risk 444.5 Explore Funding Options 47
Section 5 Building Your Operations Plan 50
5.1 Develop a Written Plan 505.2 Plan for Activation 555.3 Plan for Mobilizing Volunteers 585.4 Plan for Referring Volunteers and Train Agencies 625.5 Develop Forms 655.6 Plan for Tracking Volunteer Data 695.7 Develop a Public Information Plan 735.8 Train Your Staff 765.9 Test Your Plan 78

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