Be MorePREpared ZOOM presentation to
Collaborating Organizations Active in Disaster – Orange County (OC – COAD), California.
September 10, 2020
BMP-2-COPE DDMS GOALS & OBJECTIVES:
- To Be MorePREpared When Called On To Provide Disaster Donation Management Services (DDMS).
- To Respond When Activated In The First Hours With Real Relief Solutions That Make A Difference To First & Second Responders, Service Providers, Trained Volunteers And
- To Have Needed And Requested Supplies PRE-Positioned And PRE-Paid For A Dynamic, Efficient, Responsive And Lowest-Cost
- To Practice Real-Time Interactions with all of The Teams Involved.
The Three Elements of the Be MorePREpared Structure:
- Set up VECC in respective Communities
- Train Communities in BMP-2-COPE Phase One Response & Relief
- Conduct a Community-wide Exercise For Whole Community Volunteer PREparedness Training
- Confirmation Of Antenna Placement
- SPONSOR: A HAM Radio Technician License Class
- SPONSOR: A Ham Radio EXERCISE
- Confirmation: Eagle Scout Projects
- Acquisition: Conex’s Purchase
- SPONSOR: A Matching Grant To Be Used For Disaster Supplies
Volunteer Emergency Command Center (VECC)
- A Trained Volunteer Command Base when Activated for a Whole Community Emergency & Disaster For PHASE One (First 72 hours) Response & Relief Services.
- The VECC will serve as the Primary Center for Organization, Leadership and Emergency Communications and be The Designated Connection Point for Trained VoIunteers in that Operations Bureau with the Los AngeIes Emergency Management Department (LAEMD) Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
Volunteer Emergency Communications (VECOM)
- A VECOM site focuses on HAM Radio Communication capabiIty and
- VoIunteer HAM Radio Operators, VECOM sites are part of BMP Net
- A Network of HAM Radio Networks; incIuding, LAFD ACS, ARES, LASD DCS and CHP.
VoIunteer Emergency PreparednessOnDemand / Points Of Distribution (VEPOD)
- A VEPOD is a PRE-positioned Response & ReIief SuppIies Storage Room, Shipping Container, FuIfiIIment DEPOT or Warehouse.
- Pre-positioned SuppIies incIude: Beverage (water, drinks), Food, First Aid, SheIter In PIace, Power Packs, TooIs, GIoves, N95 Masks, GoggIes, BIankets, Buckets and more.
- “A Taste Of Preparedness” Disaster ReIief Beverage + FOOD Service.
In PHASE One (First 72 hours) Disaster ReIief, we start with Emergency Food Service – Emergency Water Packets & Emergency Food Bars. This is suplimented with Snacks (cookies, energy bars) and other beverages.
If safe, hot beverages and meal service will be PREpared on a propane camping stove, Boy Scout Dutch Oven Cooking or from a (MobiIe Kitchen).
The Be MorePREpared Three Step Process:
1. STEP ONE – ORGANIZATION AND LEADERSHIP
- Review and Confirmation of Program, Location and Public Private-Sector Partnership.
- Acceptance by Communities
2. STEP TWO – CONFIRM DNA (Definitions aNd Applications) OF SHARED RESPONSIBILITIES
- Authorization by Communities for Positioning of a VEPOD.
- Establish a location determined by each respective communities for a Volunteer Emergency Coordination Center (VECoC) – With Volunteer Emergency (HAM Radio) Communications (VECOM).
3. STEP THREE – MUTUAL PREPARATION FOR PHASE ONE ACTIVATION
- Arrange BMP ESP PREsentations, Hands-On Trainings, Drills, Exercise, Intensives and Refreshers – For PHASE One (First 72 Hours) Response & Relief at these Specific Locations.
- Direct Support of a Volunteer Emergency Command Center (VECC) and The First Permanent Whole Community Volunteer PREparedness Training & Relief Center.
Be MorePREpared PREparednessOnDemand Broadcasts (BMP PODcasts)