“Expect the Unexpected”. Exercise Planning and Conduct. The Basics. Determine a need to exercise Base on established plans, policies and procedures Select what will be exercised Prepare Goals and Objectives Decide on the scope of the exercise Evaluate and prepare recommendations .
There are several programs to teach exercise design and evaluation.
In state – NJSP – www.state.nj.us/njoem/progams/training-about.html/
Federal through FEMA – Exercise Design Course – IS139, Independent Study Program –http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/is/
Over the previous four days an increasing number of patients from the surrounding city have been presenting to local hospitals with very similar symptoms. Your institution is starting to see an increase in students illness and visits to the clinic. As of 10:30AM the day before four patients at a local hospital succumbed to the disease -
At 09:30 this morning a train accident occurred at the freight transfer railhead about five miles west of your institution. One of the trains involved was hauling tankers filled with liquid chlorine and one with Anhydrous Ammonia. Both are leaking and a gaseous plume has started to form The prevailing winds are out of the west at 5 miles per hour….
Snow and cold winds have affected the surrounding area. In your region two local municipalities have already had major power outages and the continuing winds, snow and forming ice are beginning to have an affect locally. At 1:30 this afternoon lights began to go out in certain areas of the campus and there is fear that the continued loss of power will cause an inability to keep the dorms heated…
One of the boilers in a major campus building exploded. The insuring damage caused explosive debris to hit several students in the area. In addition, another building was damaged and some students may be in the structure. Already, 15 students with slight to moderate trauma affects have reported to the clinic…