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RESCUE FIELD OPERATIONS GUIDE (ROG)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) identifies four levelsof operational guidance for use by emergency teams and other personnelinvolved in conducting or supporting disaster operations. This documentcorresponds to the level highlighted in bold italics.Level 1Overview: A brief concept summary of a disaster-relatedfunction, team, or capability.Level 2 SOP: A complete reference document detailingthe procedures for performing a single function(Standard Operating Procedure), or a number ofinterdependent functions (Ops Manual).
Level 3 Field Operations Guide (FOG ): A durable pocket guide, containing essential nuts-and-bolts information needed to perform specific assignments or functions.
Level 4Job Aid: A checklist or other aid for job performance or job training.This document is consistent with and supports the Federal Response Planfor implementation of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief andEmergencyAssistance Act, 42 U.S.C. § 5121,
The most current copy of this document, including any change pages, isavailable through the FEMA Intranet in the National Emergency ManagementInformation System (NEMIS) Reference Lbrary (http://nemis.fema.net),under Response and Recovery/Policies and Guidance, Disaster OperationsGuidance.