Description

The Department of Homeland Security has mandated specific systems and techniques for the management of emergencies in the United States, including the Incident Command System, the National Incident Management System, Emergency Operations Plans, Emergency Operations Centers, Continuity of Government Plans and Continuity of Operations Plans. These plans and systems may be applied to the state-level transportation agency�s disaster response systems to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Specific guidance and management techniques are provided to aid emergency planning staff to create DHS-compliant systems.

Publication Date

2-1-2010

Publication Type

Report

Topic

Transportation Security/Counterterrorism

MTI Project

2850

Keywords

Disasters and emergency operations; Disaster preparedness; Emergency training; Hazards and emergency operations

Disciplines

Transportation

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