Developing Emergency Management in Post Conflict Nations

A National / IAEM Proposal for Development
September 2010

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Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. . Achievements in organizational development at the state level have enhanced the response capabilities of individual nations and their respective agencies. training sessions. and what distinguishes this from others. is the focus on partnership with each national government through a hybrid of assessments. National development and integration will then assist national governments with understanding and participation in regional development programs. There has yet been a single national program to provide integration of individual development programs into a comprehensive approach to enhancing national security and public safety at the individual state level. however there has been a lack of comprehensive program development in emergency and disaster management to ensure an overall national capability to respond to incidents. Single event response is enhanced yet overall management of and response to complex situations remains fragile.org/CTIF-Experts-In-Kosovo ) SUMMARY The intention of this proposal is to outline a multi-year development program with a focus on enhancing the all hazards emergency management programs in individual nations in the Balkans. Essential to the success of this program.September 2010 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN POST CONFLICT REGIONS Public Safety as a Means to Achieve Development BACKGROUND Public Safety is a critical aspect to development in post conflict environments. Examples of Singular Focus Development Programs: • UNDP Disaster Risk Reduction Programs • European Commission (EC) Regional Development Programs (Regional Exercises) • OSCE and EULEX development of the Kosovo Police • NATO Presence and Program Development in the Balkans • 2008 OSCE funded International Association of Fire and Rescue Services (CTIF) study of the current state of the Kosovo Fire Service.ctif. This program will enhance past and current singular development programs by facilitating government understanding in managing complex emergencies. and consultations to achieve measurable and self-sustaining development and improvement in the existing emergency management structure. (Ref: http://www. International and National Organizations have funded and administered development programs since the early 1990’s in the Balkans region in order to foster a more stable environment. Traditional development programs target single agencies in an effort to enhance one functional area of public safety. and funding or expertise is only directed through one organization to one domestic institution.

. Advancing the emergency management systems in a nation will not only address routine public safety concerns and enhance communication and interoperability. Through the focused application of expertise. education. partnership and national framework development.NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERAGENCY COOPERATION There are few development projects that require such a substantial interagency cooperation and development as emergency and disaster management programs. but will also ensure public safety and public confidence in the Government of Kosovo. Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. and training in the development of interagency cooperation. nations in the Balkans will have the opportunity to achieve standards of performance not yet seen in regional programs.

Through a unique partnership between the International Association of Emergency Managers and the US Federal Emergency Management Agency.” Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. Results…Keys to both National Security and Public Safety Programs. benchmarks will be established in order to provide realistic and measurable goals for the government to achieve. Training. and is based on both ambitions of the state and support of the international community. this program will provide training locally for a significant cost savings. delete this. . Proposed Partnerships National Governments (e. Expertise. Government of Kosovo) National Emergency Management Agencies International Association of Emergency Managers US Federal Emergency Management Association US Embassy / US State Department United Nations Development Program Civil Contingencies Advisors Ltd Derbyshire Stronge Ltd. this program will customize both courses and consultation to the development of emergency and disaster management programs and structures specific to each nation. Immediately following training. 22 29 23 30 24 25 26 27 Partnership for Success Emergency and disaster management programs are a matter of national importance and this is evident through daily media coverage of both natural and technological hazards. Tailored to the 18 needs of Nations. 3 9 10 11 12 13 IAEM / FEMA BASED TRAINING Delivered Locally.g. European Emergency Number Association (EENA) (Partnerships currently under negotiation) “Education. with consultation with a subject matter expert in the field. Each national agency will retain a reach back capability for assistance through the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). Future development of the EM systems will be achieved through a multi-year and tiered training program targeting the executive and mid-level management of responsible agencies at the national level. M 2 T W 4 T 5 F 6 june S 7 14 21 28 September 2010 Delete text and place photo here. Only through partnership with the National Government can development programs achieve measurable and long-term success. 15 16 17 19 20 Successful training and program development requires the adaptation of training to meet the specialized needs and requirements of the sponsoring nation. This program is specifically engineered to garner expressed support of the national government / agencies. Delete text otherwise and place photo here. Rather than implement a training program and teach material not applicable to the local environment.2008 S 1 8 Place logo or logotype here.

To achieve an integrated emergency management system in Kosovo linking all agencies.AIM The aim of this project is to enhance national and societal security by using tangible and self-sustaining development through education. 5. and action in comprehensive emergency management. Initial planning trip will be conducted to provide liaison with all interested partners and to generate better understanding of the program and development parameters. training. 6. the emergency services and development programs into one comprehensive plan. OBJECTIVES 1. To enhance national security of Nations in the Balkans through the advancement of education and professional proficiency in responding to natural and technological disasters to include emergency response to terrorism. 3. To enhance understanding of the all hazards approach to disaster and emergency management and to executive and mid-level public service / government personnel through an education and training program. A clear understanding of roles and responsibilities will be generated. . consultation. To establish relationships between the National Government(s) and the Emergency Management community through the International Association of Emergency Managers 2. 4. To provide an assessment of the current emergency management structure in each nation and provide tangible milestones for sustainable development. 8. 7. To provide self-sustainable solutions through the use of Train-the-Trainer programs for emergency management personnel. To conduct FEMA based training courses in the Balkans through an agreement with FEMA Emergency Management Institute and the International Association of Emergency Managers. To provide subject matter expertise for development of complex emergency management systems as a follow on consultation after each training session. METHODOLOGY Program Development and Implementation Steps: 1. Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal.

Future training and development will be based on these benchmarks and a follow on assessment will be completed prior to the next session being conducted. Consultation with subject matter experts from the EM field in which the National Government will establish benchmarks and goals for progression for societal security. as well as other key agencies in the area. Fund and conduct a training needs analysis across the span of two to three weeks in the nation. A Memorandum of Partnership between respective national Ministry or Emergency Management Agency and IAEM. with ambitions leading to a region. Extensions of the project may be granted based on the request of the nation. Focus will be on previous training. Interviews will be conducted to ensure sufficient engagement of Government and Public Officials to ensure adequate domestic interaction and input. and tours of facilities and regional operations offices. legislation. 7. and recommendations for both training and development. . 6. Planning will be scheduled for a quarterly basis in order to conduct training which does not interfere with existing work schedules and provides time to implement identified benchmarks. 3.2. established structures. End of project review and measurement of objectives to quantify development efforts in the emergency management field and effectiveness of FEMA / IAEM based training in the Balkans. 9. 5. Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. Train-theTrainer development will be encompassed in the development program in order to build self-sustaining programs. The program will be developed in partnership of the national government and will integrate the national goals established by the lead agency. Generate a multi-year (3) program incorporating the achievements thus far of the Government. Delivery of FEMA / IAEM based training to executive and mid-level management government and public safety officials in order to establish a base of knowledge. Establish a relationship between the respective National Government and the International Association of Emergency Managers Europa Council through the development of a National Chapter. Follow on courses will advance the level of knowledge and expertise. A Memorandum of Recognition of the Principles of Emergency Management signed by the lead agency in National Government. 8. The national government is responsible for the implementation of the benchmarks they have identified. 4. This would include the review of executive and mid-level management expectations and objectives.

International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). . is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the goals of saving lives and protecting property during emergencies and disasters. recover from. The national government and lead agency responsible for the emergency and disaster management programs in the state will be partner(s) in the development of this program. and mitigate all hazards. It is also a world leader in the management and delivery of a national emergency management program. which has 5. Currently associated with the US Federal Emergency Management Agency and affiliated emergency management programs. secure. the design and delivery of training in many countries at all levels of government and the private sector. It has seven Councils globally and the Balkans is within the Europa Council’s defined area. protect against. and prosperous world composed of well-governed states that respond to the needs of their people. Civil Contingencies Advisors Ltd A UK based company experienced in the delivery of emergency management programs and the training to support them. reduce widespread poverty. sustain. US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) FEMA’s mission is to support US citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation the USA work together to build. Past projects have included EU funded work.PARTNERS National Government and Lead Emergency Management Agency Each government exercises their executive power in an effort to enhance public safety programs within the nation. The intent is to facilitate development of the national level program and provide the necessary assistance while also working within the parameters of each respective national framework and legal system. Its training packages are well suited to the development of programs in other countries and have been identified by the lead government agency or department for Emergency Management as meeting their needs. health sector top to bottom emergency management program design and implementation. and act responsibly within the international system. and improve its capability to prepare for. US Department of State / US Embassy The US Department of States mission is to advance freedom for the benefit of the American people and the international community by helping to build and sustain a more democratic. respond to.000+ members in 58 countries. Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal.

The global Report's analytical framework and inclusive approach carry over into regional. providing new measurement tools. We are on the ground in 166 countries. the WHO is reviewing and development the Emergency Medical Services in Kosovo and the outcome of their Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. innovative analysis and often controversial policy proposals. in a joint WHO and Kosovo government effort. As one example. . shaping the health research agenda.United Nations Development Program (UNDP) UNDP is the UN's global development network. the UNDP Resident Representative normally also serves as the Resident Coordinator of development activities for the United Nations system as a whole. UNDP's network links and coordinates global and national efforts to reach these Goals. national and local Human Development Reports. health is a shared responsibility. we encourage the protection of human rights and the empowerment of women. providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. Our focus is helping countries build and share solutions to the challenges of: • • • • • Democratic Governance Poverty Reduction Crisis Prevention and Recovery Environment and Energy HIV/AIDS UNDP helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters. experience and resources to help people build a better life. involving equitable access to essential care and collective defense against transnational threats. UNDP seeks to ensure the most effective use of UN and international aid resources. focuses the global debate on key development issues. commissioned by UNDP. articulating evidence-based policy options. In all our activities. they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners. As they develop local capacity. Through such coordination. working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. World Health Organization (WHO) WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. The annual Human Development Report. setting norms and standards. In the 21st century. including the overarching goal of cutting poverty in half by 2015. In each country office. an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge. also supported by UNDP. World leaders have pledged to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

Under this project. Ltd Derbyshire Stronge is a premier medical training and services company with an established performance record in development with extensive experience in the development of medical training programs for security forces. National Representatives are volunteers who hold a position.project will influence the development of the Emergency and Disaster Management program. personnel involved in policy development and administration will have access to thousands of professionals in the EM field as a resource. Establish a Chapter Once a defined geographical area has ten or more members that wish to form a Chapter they can petition their Council to have their formal body of members recognized as a Chapter. Establish a Region The final stage of development for a new body of members within the association is to form a Region. or have a network of contacts. Derbyshire Stronge would provide Medical Incident Management training and serve as consultants for development of Mass Casualty Incident Management protocols and exercise design and evaluation programs at the national level. They are members who have agreed to represent IAEM in their country and recruit members with the objective of creating a viable number of members to form a new Region (75). In developing this type of representation in a nation. Chapters have elected officers and appropriate governance in place. Appoint a National Representative. Derbyshire Stronge continues to be sponsored by the United Kingdom through bilateral training agreements from the United Kingdom. Each month they are asked to update the Council President with a report on activity and items of interest in their part of the world. Derbyshire Stronge. All that is required of them is that they allow their details (name and e-mail) to be posted as a point of contact in their country for those interested in finding out about or joining IAEM. Within IAEM Europa national regions is the ultimate target. for this 75 members are needed. Their activities to grow a truly international association of EM professionals will be supported by IAEM HQ and their Council Board. within their country's EM community. PROGRAM COMPONENTS IAEM Chapters IAEM has in place a process for the development of new centers of activity within the association. . Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal.

. Cortez Lawrence. Information garnered from the interviews. This project was prompted by the realization that while numerous books. To initiate that process IAEM Europa would like to put in place a Memorandum of Partnership with the lead government department or agency. Within the framework will be proposed timeframes. This analysis will generate a comparison against more “standardized” programs and assist with future cost assessments. Generate Multi-Year Program The multi-year program will establish the framework for the development of the emergency management system. convened a working group of emergency management practitioners and academics to consider principles of emergency management. The focus of the needs analysis is to determine the established levels of training and education. Dr. As a foundation to the delivery of future training and the development of a comprehensive emergency management program in Balkans states we would like the lead government department or agency to consider the Principles of Emergency Management and sign a Memorandum of Recognition. and analysis will feed into the generation of the multi-year development program. articles and papers referred to “principles of emergency management. Comprehensive Assessment and Needs Analysis A comprehensive assessment and needs analysis will be conducted in the initial stages of the project to identify key players and existing structures in each nation. Memorandum of Partnership Whether a Chapter is created or not IAEM Europa is keen to form meaningful partnerships with national organizations engaged in emergency management. courses. Wayne Blanchard of FEMA’s Emergency Management Higher Education Project. The group agreed on eight principles that will be used to guide the development of a doctrine of emergency management. Memorandum of Recognition of the Principles of Emergency Management. which will then generate the milestones for the Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. Superintendent of FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute. exercise program development. In 2007. audits. legislation and organizational development.With the support of the lead government department or agency it should be possible to quickly establish a Chapter in each nation. at the direction of Dr. and consultancy visits.” nowhere in the vast array of literature on the subject was there an agreed-upon definition of what these principles were. and crisis management functions of the Government. The IAEM Board of Directors endorsed these principles upon their publication and many other organizations have since signed Memorandums of Recognition.

Courses such as: Professional Development Series (PDS) The Professional Development Series includes seven Emergency Management Institute independent study courses that provide a well-rounded set of fundamentals for those in the emergency management profession. are: • IS230. For the emergency exercise.a Fundamentals of Emergency Management • IS235 Emergency Planning • IS242 Effective Communication • IS241 Decision Making and Problem Solving • IS240 Leadership and Influence • IS244 Developing and Managing Volunteers • IS139 Exercise Design Integrated Emergency Management (IEM) Courses Students gain a greater understanding of Emergency Operation Center (EOC) coordination and procedures through the classroom lectures and case study discussions. and procedures and to identify Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. plans. A program will be developed and proposed to the respective Ministry or responsible agency for approval. staff knowledge. each participant is assigned a role similar to his or her current jurisdiction position.Government to act upon. . FEMA Based Training Having established a relationship with FEMA through the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) program we would envisage on going training provision for emergency management structures through the provision of FEMA based IAEM training courses tailored to local needs. Many students build on this foundation to develop their careers. The courses. Instructional methods used in the classroom are designed to challenge individuals and communities to examine emergency policies. as well as small-group planning sessions and practical exercises. and EOC operations so that these weaknesses can be corrected prior to an actual emergency. The IEM Courses are designed to help individuals and communities identify potential deficiencies in emergency plans. Students who complete all the courses will receive a PDS Certificate of Completion. A final list of courses applicable to each nation will be generated after the needs analysis is conducted. The following course list is to generate understanding of the types of courses and course content from the FEMA Emergency Management Institute. in recommended order of completion. The plan will reflect the partnership with the Government and the respective levels of ambition.

. Emergency Management Institute Courses: Integrated Emergency Management • E900 IEMC: All Hazards Preparation and Response • E901 IEMC: All Hazards Recovery and Mitigation • E905 IEMC: Hurricane Preparedness and Response • E910 IEMC: Earthquake Preparedness and Response • E915 IEMC: Homeland Security Preparedness and Response • E920 IEMC: Hazardous Materials Preparedness and Response • E930 IEMC: Community-Specific • E945 State National Response Framework (NRF) IEMC • E947 IEMC: Emergency Operations Center-Incident Management Team Interface Master Exercise Practitioner Program (MEPP) • E132 Discussion-based Exercise Design and Evaluation • E133 Operations-based Exercise Design and Evaluation • E136 Operations-based Exercise Development Professional Development • E388 Advanced Public Information Officer Master Trainer Program • E601 Management and Supervision of Training • E602 Performance & Needs Assessment • E603 Instructional Design • E604 Course Development • E605 Instructional Delivery • E606 Evaluation of Training • E607 Master Trainer Practicum • E608 Alternate Delivery Methods • E609 Master Trainer Practicum Workshop Mitigation Branch • E155 Building Design for Homeland Security • E170 HAZUS Multi-Hazards for Hurricanes • E172 HAZUS Multi-Hazards for Flood • E174 HAZUS-Multi-Hazard for Earthquake • E179 Application of HAZUS-MH for Disaster Operations • E190 Intro to ArcGIS for Emergency Managers • E194 Advanced Floodplain Management Concepts • E273 Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal.needed improvements. corrective actions can be taken prior to major emergencies or catastrophic disasters. In this manner.

Experts from the EM field will follow up with the national government and facilitate both tangible and self-sustainable changes in the national model of disaster management. . Final project reports will be generated in partnership with the national government and key actors to ensure all parties and opinions are reflected. End of Project Review The end of project review will quantify the cost benefit of this program. will use the consultancy model to develop and outline activities to be completed prior to the next period of training and development. Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. in partnership with this program.• • • • • • • • • • • E276 Benefit-Cost Analysis: Entry-Level Training E278 National Flood Insurance Plan/Community Rating System E279 Retrofitting Flood-Prone Residential Buildings E296 HAZUS Multi-Hazard/DMA 2000 Risk Assessment E313 Basic HAZUS Multi-Hazards E317 Comprehensive Data Management for HAZUS Multi-Hazards E344 Mitigation Planning for Tribal Officials E361 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools (formerly E362 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools Train-the-Trainer) E386 Residential Coastal Construction E436 Earthquakes: A Teacher’s Package for K-6 E439 Seismic Sleuths: A Teacher's Package on Earthquakes for Grades 7-12 Readiness • E340 Radiological Emergency Preparedness Planning Course • E407 Homeland Security Planning for Local Governments (TTT) • E449 Incident Command System Curricula TTT • E580 Emergency Management Framework for Tribal Governments • E581 Emergency Management Operations for Tribal Governments Disaster Operations and Recovery • E202 Debris Management • E208 State Coordinating Officer • E210 Recovery from Disaster: The Local Government Role • E430 EMAC TTT Consultation Consultation and the use of subject matter experts to follow up the training and development program distinguishes this program from singular development models. to include self-sustaining training capability. The respective Government. A final evaluation will be conducted to measure the pre and post models of emergency management and quantify the levels of training.

This includes the funding of a two-week evaluation trip to the region to better understand regional and intergovernmental relationships and provide initial briefings to responsible entities of the national government.NEXT STEPS Engage and commit to a complete and detailed Program Brief with timescale and cost analysis.e. . Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. Acceptance of Program Brief by the client (Kosovo Government) and its issuance as the Program Initiation Document (PID). the US Embassy. Secure funding through partnership with the national government and possibly through external sources i.

king@me.Mgt.com/in/arthurrabjohn Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal. Resilience and Security arthur@ccaconsultants.linkedin. .…In Partnership… Kyle King MA SEM Fire Protection and Emergency Management kyle.linkedin.com US +1 214 473 4984 Germany +49 308 310 8938 www.eu UK +44 7834 065930 UK +44 2392 553374 http://uk..com/in/kylekingchsiv Arthur Rabjohn CEM FEPS MBCI Emerg.

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