Community List

Name Description Members
Preparation for National Level Exercise 2011 (NLE 2011)
Discussion for participants involved in National Level Exercise 2011 (NLE 2011) 47
Presidential Policy Directive 8
The Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8) is aimed at strengthening the security and resilience of the United States through systematic preparation for the threats that pose the greatest risk to the security of the Nation, including acts of terrorism, cyber attacks, pandemics, and catastrophic natural disasters. Everyone has a role in national preparedness. The PPD-8 Program Executive Office is dedicated to working with all members of our emergency management team to build a stronger national preparedness system that leverages all elements of our society – federal, state and local governments, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, faith-based and community partnerships and individuals – to meet the security, preparedness and resilience needs of our communities. 88
Presidential Transition Resource Center 2016 17
The Presidential Transition Training and Exercise Program familiarizes senior career civilians and senior administration appointed officials with Departmental/Agency authorities, policies, continuity of government, organizational structures, and domestic response best practices. Through an interactive series of seminars, case studies, and exercises, outgoing and incoming senior officials will discuss domestic incident management best practices, response priorities, and governing directives. Training and exercise activities will ensure that both acting and incoming officials are fully prepared to assume their respective incident management roles and responsibilities during the transition period. This Resource Center houses reference materials in preparation for Presidential Transition Training and Exercise Program participants. 12
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
A group that unites professionals in local, state, and federal entities, and non-governmental organizations and advocacy groups (such as NACCHO and ASTHO) that work on public health emergency preparedness and response (PHEPR). 258
Public Safety Geographic Information System (GIS)
NAPSG Foundation is the lead for this communtiy. It serves as a forum for the emergency response community to exchange ideas, issues, questions in the advancement of technology and GIS for local, state and national preparedness. 245
Public Safety Spectrum Trust Operator Advisory Committee Community
The Public Safety Spectrum Trust (PSST) is the holder of the nationwide 700 MHz public safety broadband license, issued by the Federal Communications Commission. The Operator Advisory Committee (OAC) is composed of local, regional and state jurisdictions which have been issued waivers by the FCC so that these jurisdictions may build and operate 700 MHz public safety broadband layers under an FCC approved lease agreement with the PSST. OAC members advise the PSST Chairman and Board of Directors on a wide range of public safety broadband issues and are also sharing information among the member entities in a collaborative manner. 29
Public Works Emergency Preparedness and Response
A group that unites public works professionals in local, state, and federal entities, and non-governmental organizations such as APWA involved in emergency preparedness and response. 39
Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR)
A discussion page for Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) stakeholders to receive information about the second QHSR, to interact with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other stakeholders, and to provide their thoughts and comments on the QHSR study topics. 596
R4 BIA Collaborative Planning Team
Documents and Discussion related to R4 BIA Planning Effort. Only open to members of the team. 59
Radiological Emergency Management System (REMS)
REMS is a network of gamma radiation sensors that provides real-time city-wide data that can be used for response and recovery in case of a radiological or nuclear event. Data transmitted by the sensors allows responders and emergency managers to rapidly assess potential radiation exposure in affected areas and implement necessary public safety measures. REMS was developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate's National Urban Security Technology Laboratory and is currently being implemented by the New York City Police Department. 12
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