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  1. Anna Tangredi, Voluntary Agency Liaison, TDEM Elizabeth Disco-Shearer, Texas VOAD President, SVDP-SCR Mark Minick, Senior VP of External Relations, LSSDR An integrated approach to Disaster case management in the TX Wildfires

  2. Texas Wildfires TX DR-4029

  3. 47.3% of all acreage burned in the United States in 2011 was burned in Texas. • 3,959,040 acres burned (size of state of Connecticut) • Bastrop County Complex Fireengulfed Bastrop, Texas and by September 30 had destroyed 1,645 homes, burned 34,068 acres, and killed two people. • This fire is now regarded as the most catastrophic wildfire in Texas history. • Across the State 23 counties were impacted by the Wildfires that occurred in September 2011. The Damage

  4. Shelters Set Up The State’s Perspective

  5. Case Managers brought in to find hotel rooms and help families transition from the shelters. The state’s perspective

  6. Transition to the DRC The State’s Perspective

  7. TRANSITION TO Long Term Recovery The State’s Perspective

  8. Phases of a Disaster Preparedness Mitigation Incident DISASTER CYCLE Recovery Response FEMA Course IS288 “Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management”

  9. Cooperation Communication Coordination Collaboration The VOAD Perspective

  10. 1.Important to have established relationships prior to the Disaster. 2.Critical for VOAD to work with the Office of Emergency Management, County Judge, TDEM and FEMA during a disaster. 3. Tabletop exercises and Disaster response and recovery planning create successful outcomes. VOAD and governmental entities

  11. The VOAD Perspective-Relief

  12. American Red Cross Salvation Army Victim Relief Ministries Society of St. Vincent de Paul Texas Baptist Men Latter Day Saints and many others Relief

  13. The VOAD Perspective-Recovery

  14. Catholic Charities Lutheran Social Services Disaster Relief Society of St. Vincent de Paul Presbyterian Disaster Relief UMCOR and many others Long Term Recovery Committees Recovery

  15. Phases of Case Management Outreach Intake/Referral Release Forms Referral Assessment Budgeting Recovery Plan Monitoring Advocacy Closure Advocacy The VOAD Perspective

  16. Need for Integrated Approach for DCM

  17. Case Managers were deployed to the DRC Case Managers were involved in DCM Phase 1 Case Managers are continuing to assist clients throughout the 23 impacted counties DR-4029 was the first time Texas VOAD had a safety net for clients from the shelters to Long Term Recovery The Texas Wildfire Approach

  18. Disaster Case Management Safety Net

  19. Questions????www.TexasVOAD.org