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47 A P P E N D I X D Sea-Tacâs EWG Brochure PASAG Focus Areas Staffing Airline corporate response teams may not arrive for 12-24 hours. Many airlines do not have enough staff to address needs of families and survivors at the airport. PASAG designs basic checklists and processes for short-term supplemental staffing by volunteers. Coordinaon Running a family assistance response requires a lot of coordinaon between mulple locaons and responding agencies. PASAG designs processes and builds relaonships to make coordinaon easier. Resources From conference rooms to office supplies, a response is resource-intensive. PASAG prepares plans and resource materials any airline is welcome to use. Vicm Accounng Informaon on hospitalized passengers and crew is an urgent need for airlines, families and friends. PASAG partners with the Northwest Healthcare Response Network to access real-me informaon in the airportâs Emergency Coordinaon Center. Emergency Response Facilies The following facilies are available for any airline to use during an emergency. The Port and PASAG are available to assist. Friends and Relaves Center (FRC) Located in the airport conference center, the FRC is a secure gathering locaon for friends and relaves who believe their loved ones may be involved in an aviaon disaster. PASAG plans include an area for families, a check-in area for volunteers, and a command area for FRC leadership.
48 Emergency Working Groups at Airports involved. The PGA is a secure locaon where survivors receive secondary triage, addional assistance, and help reunifying with waing loved ones. Reunificaon Area PASAG has idenfied facilies and processes to reunify uninjured passengers with waing loved ones. Equipment and Supplies Equipment and supplies are pre-posioned in the FRC and PGA. They are available for use by any airline in an emergency. Use is oponal; airlines may use none, some, or all of the resources. Some of the items available include: FRC Supplies â Paral List Pipe-and-drape for privacy Vests for responders Wristbands for friends and family Phones (50 land lines) Audio-visual equipment Inquirer forms (oponal) FRC informaonal brochures Hygiene kits provided by Red Cross Office supplies Childrenâs toys and comfort items PGA Supplies â Paral List Vests for responders Wristbands for survivors Passenger Informaon forms PGA informaonal brochures Hygiene kits provided by Red Cross Be Part of PASAG While air travel is safer than itâs ever been, airport safety managers, airline and community representaves at Seale-Tacoma Internaonal Airport recognize the importance of planning and preparing to provide mely, compassionate and thoughul support for any affected carrier and their passengers (as well as friends and family) in the event of an incident. Passenger Gathering Area (PGA) Sea-Tac Airport and PASAG have idenfied several possible areas to gather and assist uninjured passengers involved in an aircra accident, depending on the esmated number of people
Sea-Tacâs EWG Brochure 49 response services to integrate with any carrierâs emergency plan, thus ensuring that our community is ready to address the immediate humanitarian and informaon needs of our stakeholders. The group meets regularly and welcomes community feedback and parcipaon. To volunteer with PASAG, please contact: What Is PASAG? The Port and Airline Stakeholder Acon Group is a cross-funconal working group guiding development of Sea-Tacâs aviaon disaster family assistance program. It is collecvely-driven, Port supported, and uses best pracce materials for guidance. Airlines PASAG includes representaves of many types of airline operaons: domesc, internaonal, hubs, line staons, and headquarters. Partners PASAG works in close partnership with the Red Cross, King County Public Health, and the Northwest Healthcare Response Network for resources, guidance and support. Agency Coordinaon PASAG engages with TSA, CBP, the FBI and other agencies to address response needs in the inial 12-24 hours of an incident. Port of Seale Port departments parcipang in PASAG include Emergency Preparedness, Customer Services, Operaons, Landside, Security, Conference Center, Police, Fire, and more Port of Seattle Emergency Preparedness Phone: Email: email@example.com The mission of the Port and Airline Stakeholder Acon Group (PASAG, âpassageâ) is to ensure that we have tools and resources in place and to develop, pracce and improve emergency