State transportation agencies will always fulfill a role in the emergency-management effort - for all incidents, from the routine traffic incident through major emergencies to catastrophic events. State agency plans and procedures are expected (indeed required if the agency seeks federal compensation) to be related to state and regional emergency structures and plans. This involves multi-agency, multi‐jurisdictional cooperation in emergency planning and operations.
This pre-publication draft, NCHRP Research Report 931: A Guide to Emergency Management at State Transportation Agencies, is an update to a 2010 guide that provided an approach to all‐hazards emergency management and documented existing practices in emergency-response planning.
Significant advances in emergency management, changing operational roles at State DOTs and other transportation organizations, along with federal guidance issued since 2010, have resulted in a need to reexamine requirements for state transportation agency emergency-management functions, roles, and responsibilities.
Table of Contents
|Section 1: Introduction||10-12|
|Section 2: Institutional Context for Emergency Management||13-23|
|Section 3: Nature and Degree of Hazards/Threats||24-34|
|Section 4. Develop an Emergency Preparedness Program||35-97|
|Section 5: Emergency Management Stakeholders and Regional Collaboration||98-109|
|Section 6: Emergency Management Training and Exercises||110-424|
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