Determine Go/No Go for a Ground Force response.

  • Evaluate storm type. Wind or Water
  • Determine target landfall region risk index.
  • Document response phases.
    • Rescue
    • Debris Removal
    • Supply Donations and Drives
    • Community Feeding
  • Document Response Partners 
    • Teams
    • Equipment's
    • Partners (LE, Non Profit, Federal, 
    • Press
  • Schedule a team call
  • Review with the board for feedback. 

Identify Operations Team

  • Core Team
  • Human Resources

  • Ground Force Operations Team Lead
  • Community Liaison
  • Drivers
  • Partner Liaison
  • SAR, Law Enforcement Liaison
  • Ground Force Communications Lead
  • Advance Lead
  • Social Media Lead
  • Ground Force Communications Lead
  • Debris Removal Lead
  • Equipment Lead
  • Supply Lead
  • Animal Lead
  • Hospitality Lead
  • Medical Lead

  • Remote Operations Team Lead
  • Dispatch Team Lead
  • Social Media Lead

Identify Community Partners

Who from the community will support us, or that we can support from this list.

Develop Mutual Operations Understanding documents for EACH of these partner types and get these in place for operations.

  • Infrastructure Allies (Josh the Generator Guy, Power Companies)
  • Political Allies (Mayors, City Councils, Parish/County Council Members, Governors, EOC, State Reps, US Reps and Senators, etc)
  • Law Enforcement Allies (Sheriff Departments, Police Departments)
  • Search and Rescue Allies (Citizen Groups, Fire and Rescue)
  • Local Press Allies (Local TV, News Papers, Local Bloggers, Influencers)
  • National Press Allies (Influencers, National News, Weather Channel)
  • Local Non-Profit Allies (United Way, Community Foundations, Smaller Local Non-Profits)
  • National Non-Profit Allies (Red Cross, Samaritans Purse)
  • Religious Institution Allies (Churches) 
  • Federal Government Allies (FEMA, National Guard, Army)

Identify Key Locations

Find locations that are along routes where evacuees will be coming and going in the aftermath.

Identify Walmart parking lots that will work as rally points and food service locations.

Identify secondary, phase two locations to become food service locations.

Find nearby available warehouses. Contact owners and discuss leasing. 

Where can volunteers live, sleep, shower?

Identify where FEMA, State, Local EOC's are located. (My buddy Chad in BR can help)

Identify Supplies and Logistics

  • Food sources
  • Ice sources
  • Water sources
  • Identify Gas Stations
  • Consumer good sources
  • Generators
  • RV's Pre-Staged
  • Sea Containers Pre Staged
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Portable Toilets

Gather Ground Force members.

Schedule team calls.

Let's learn about assigning tasks:
A task is a small piece of work in your checklist. Each task can be assigned to a different person, and have its own due date. 

Your turn to practice:

  1. ↑ At the top of this area, assign this task to the Sales group.
  2. Set a due date.
  3. Complete this task!

Systems Test/Training

  • Systems Preparation
  • Get community to download CrowdRelief app.
  • Noggin OCA Mobile App Test
  • System Training
  • CrowdRelief/CrowdRelief APP/ Cajun Navy APP
  • Setup App with storm name and evacuation deadline.
  • Setup CrowdRelief storm page.
  • Setup Facebook Group for community collaboration.
  • The app will tell us where you are but it will also remind you of the danger of not evacuating with a countdown for when roads will be closed preventing you from evacuating. First responders will not be able to reach you for the rest of the duration of the event.
  • Promote the app with local media and authorities.

Execute Pre-Stage Plans

  • Stage these items nearby but out of harms way
  • RV's
  • Food Trailers
  • Tool Trailers
  • Stocked Sea cans
  • Empty Sea cans
  • Refrigerated Truck

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