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ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

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ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

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  1. ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Arkansas’ Homeland Security & Preparedness Agency Rick Kelley Area Coordination Supervisor

  2. Mission • Provide effective state level leadership & coordination in a comprehensive all-hazards approach to natural & man-made emergencies/disasters impacting Arkansas

  3. Organizational Facts • 100 employees • $150 million budget • Support more than 80 local emergency management positions across the state

  4. Local Coordination Carroll7 Benton8 Boone6 Baxter4 Fulton3 Randolph2 Clay1 Marion5 Greene17 Sharp15 Izard14 Madison10 Washington9 Lawrence16 Newton11 Searcy12 Mississippi18 Stone13 Independence22 Craighead19 Crawford29 Johnson27 Cleburne23 Jackson 21 Van Buren24 Poinsett 20 Franklin28 Pope26 Cross37 Conway25 Sebastian30 Logan31 White35 Woodruff36 Crittenden38 Faulkner34 St. Francis39 Perry33 Yell32 Scott49 NLR44 Lonoke 43 Pulaski 77 Prairie42 Lee 40 Saline46 LR45 Montgomery 48 Monroe 41 Central Garland47 Phillips59 Polk50 Northeast Hot Spring55 Arkansas58 Jefferson57 Grant56 Pike53 Northwest Howard52 Clark54 Dallas63 Lincoln61 Sevier51 SoutheastSouthwest Cleveland62 Hempstead67 Desha60 Little River Nevada66 Calhoun64 Drew74 Ouachita65 Bradley73 Lafayette70 Miller69 Chicot76 Columbia71 Ashley75 Union72

  5. Potential Emergencies in Arkansas Natural • Floods • Severe Storms/Tornadoes • Winter Storms • Earthquakes • Epidemics/Pandemics Man-Made • Hazardous Materials Spills • Search & Rescue • Downed Aircraft • Terrorism

  6. Arkansas has seen 10 Federally Declared Disasters since February 2008 2008: 5 Total • 3 due to Tornadoes, Severe Storms and Flooding • 1 due to Hurricane Gustav: Severe Storms and Flooding • 1 due to Tropical Storm Ike: Severe Storms and Flooding 2010: 1as of June 1st • 1 due to Severe Storms and Flooding 2009: 4 Total • 1 due to a Severe Winter Storm • 1 due to Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding • 2 due Severe Storms and Tornadoes Arkansas has also seen 8 state disasters since 2008 affecting a total of 45 counties.

  7. January 2009 Ice Storm

  8. ADEM’s Role in Disaster Preparedness • Coordinate information & resources with local, state & federal entities before, during and after a disaster

  9. Communications Flow Disasters occur at the local level and communications flow should be to the local emergency manager who has access to the closest resources. • Local EM/Chief Elected Official after declaring a disaster can request State resources through SEOC

  10. Communications Flow Cont. • State resources are overwhelmed – ADEM contacts the following for supplemental resources • FEMA – for federal government assets • Requires a State Declaration • EMAC – Mutual Aid with other states • IERSP • Pre-scripted requests • Private Sector – Donations and Purchase of commodities and Services • Non Governmental Organizations – PNP’s

  11. Questions?

  12. Thank You Arkansas Department of Emergency Management www.adem.arkansas.gov