Disaster Survival Skills. (n.d.). Simple introduction to SEMS/NIMS for schools [Video].
This video provides an example of how the standardization of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) works. S.E.M.S (Standardized Emergency Management System) was first started in the state of California, it is the same as N.I.M.S (National Incident Management System) only on a national scale.
FEMA. (2008, January). Emergency support function annexes: Introduction.
Focus on pages 1-2 of this document. The Emergency Support Function (ESF) structure includes a series of annexes describing the roles and responsibilities of Federal departments and agencies as ESF coordinators, primary agencies, or support agencies. The ESFs used by states and at the county level may be slightly different, however, they are a good guideline for planning when considering roles and responsibilities.
FEMA. (2011, March). Sample school emergency operations plan.
Read pages 10-20 for this week’s resources. This document provides an example of a sample school emergency operations plan for training purposes. It is based on a fictitious school called Springfield School.
FEMA. (2011). Multi-hazard emergency planning for school’s action item worksheet. This worksheet is used to identify action items that support the school EOP sustainability and implementation efforts that may not be noted directly in your school EOP.