Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Tuesday, Dec 13, 2022 - Friday, Dec 16, 2022, 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Description: The goal of this certified DHS/ FEMA performance level course is to train public and private stakeholders to establish a resilient disaster supply chain that is capable of rapidly sourcing, tracking, transporting, staging, and distributing critical emergency supplies to survivors during a disaster. The training provides a practical approach for participants to develop rapidly collaborative public and private solutions to restore pre-existing supply chains that provide critical supplies to survivors during a disaster. The course includes a series of disaster simulations with participants racing against time to keep supplies moving while confronting challenges common to disasters.

Audience: Public and private sector disaster logistics and supply chain stakeholders, including Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial leadership and management, Councils of Government and Area Development Districts, Emergency Management Personnel and Responders, Agriculture producers, Non-profits, and Economic Development Agencies.

Additional Info: 1) Virtual instructor-led course (4-days at 4 hours per day) using Zoom 2) Registration deadline is November 29, 2022 Minimum number of participants is 21, maximum is 60 (virtually) 3) 1-5p Eastern time zone


Contact: Jake Hancock, 865-974-6530,