Current Projects • Inter-Operability • State tribal All-Hazards Type III IMT • National Tribal All-Hazards Type III IMT • Tribal Capabilities Assessment • National Training Center • Statewide CERT Training • Tribal Clinic EOP / NIMS Compliance • Tribal EOP / NIMS Compliance
Inter-Ops • Tribal Rural Interoperable Broadband Project – will connect tribes, counties and states (NV, ID, CA, UT, AZ, OR) for emergency services and broadband communication. • After January 1, 2013 FCC will not renew licenses for systems not P25 compliant (broadband and narrowband capable). • Partnership between OEC, NDOT, NDOIT, IHBN/ITERC.
Inter-Ops • Phase I • Gap analysis completed April 2011 (OEC funded). • Phase II • Engineering. • NDOT willengineer 13 sites, and out of these complete 4 pilot projects. • OEC has agreed to engineer 14 sites. • Phase III • Equipment and cost analysis. Projected completion 9/2011. • Phase IV • Final Report. Present to Congress for funding and build-out of project. Project completion 5-6 years.
Inter-Ops • Statewide Tribal Dispatch Center • NV Tribes currently spend over 1M on dispatch services. • We can build, staff and operate a statewide 24-hour dispatch center for 600K. • Center will be located in Reno and/or Ely.
State All-Hazards Type III IMT • Working toward having all IMT members through their position specific training before this year’s fire season. • 20 members have completed All-Hazards incident management training. • 6 have completed Position Specific training • 2 or 3 have begun shadowing. • FEMA Region 9 funded.
National Tribal All-Hazards Type III IMT • Purpose is to have an IMT team which can be mobilized for any tribal request nationwide. • Focus Group has been broken up into teams and given tasks. • Working hard and diligently to keep the program going but funding is an issue. • Supported by NCAI.
Tribal Capabilities Assessment • Purpose: to assess EM training needs among NV tribes. • Status: • Survey has been distributed. • ~ 30% returned. • Once survey is complete, create a plan to provide training for NV tribes. • Partnership between EMI, IHBN/ITERC and FEMA Region 9.
Tribal Capabilities Assessment • E580/E581 Courses • E580: Emergency Management Framework for Tribal Governments • E581: Emergency Management Operations for Tribal Governments • Revised courses coming to Reno June/July 2011.
National Training Center • Purpose: to open up a tribal training center in Sacramento. • Senator Reid has been briefed and is in support of the project. • Infancy Stages.
Statewide CERT Training • Purpose: to train 440 tribal members throughout the state of NV. • Includes: Training, Equipment, Exercises. • IJ has been submitted to NV SHSP • Waiting on word for funding.
Tribal Clinic EOP & NIMS Compliance • Program Coordinator: Danny Thayer • Statewide Tribal Resource Management. • Designed so that Clinic and Tribal EOPs, EM and response are complimentary. • Current status: • Clinic EOP Template complete. • 8 Tribal Clinic EOPs to be delivered by end July. • Final phase for Telemedicine capabilities. • Contract pending with UNR Medical School for MD consultation.
Tribal EOP & NIMS Compliance • Program Coordinator: Regina Marotto MPH • Ultimate goal: • For all Nevada tribes and clinics to adopt a functional EOP and be fully NIMS compliant by the end of 2012. • Other goals: • To align emergency response on all levels (Tribe, County, State) so that everyone knows their roles and options in the event of an emergency – consistency. • To ensure continued Federal funding for various Tribal programs.
Tribal EOP & NIMS Compliance • Phase I • Develop a basic EOP suitable and tailored to tribal and clinic needs. This tribal EOP will be a template for each individual tribe to further tailor to their specific needs. • Phase II • Tribal EOP presentations to each tribe. • These meetings will serve to present the tribal EOP template, edit it to individual needs, and assess NIMS compliance status. • Phase III • Training and Exercise Plans • Tabletop and/or Functional exercises to test capabilities. • Phase IV • Follow up • Status of Improvement Plan. • NIMSCAST completion.
Tribal EOP Template • Components: • Rapid Response Plan • Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan • Annexes
Tribal EOP &NIMS Compliance • Current Status • Tribal EOP template complete. • 3 tribes visited. • Initial edits complete. • Adoption by resolution pending. • 4 tribes scheduled for the next 2 months. More to come. • Exercise planning in progress.