Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning

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    Emergency management agencies, health departments and other entities that conduct multi-hazard planning for their communities that will enable them to mitigate, prepare for, respond to or recover from natural disasters, public health crises, terrorist incidents or other emergencies that occur within or have an impact on their area. Emergency planning addresses citizen awareness and self-sufficiency, responder capabilities, interagency cooperation in emergency operations and the roles, responsibilities and activities of public and private organizations and their staffs in all phases of the disaster.

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    Coordinated Transportation Lackawanna CountyTo continue to provide cost efficient para-transit service, which addresses the recognized needs of the ‚Äútransportation disadvantaged‚ÄĚ population of Lackawanna County at the current level of service.LackawannaCoordinated TransportationLackawanna County Government
    Emergency Management Agency - Lycoming CountyLycoming County maintains a combination of governmental and volunteer emergency service organizations and facilities that are capable of coping with emergencies. Emergency Management relies upon emergency operations plans, organizations, trained personnel and mutual aid agreements that enable the rapid mobilization and utilization of the total resource capabilities within the County. It maintains communications links with local and state agencies, such as the National Weather Service, the Integrated Flood Warning and Observation System, an interconnected electronic satellite system with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency in Harrisburg and all other counties in Pennsylvania, and direct radio communications with police, fire, and ambulance services.LycomingLycoming County Department of Public SafetyLycoming County Government
    Energy Development and Emergency Response - Lycoming CountyResponsible for gas industry safety in Lycoming County. In the case of gas wells, it has been determined that a single plan developed in advance is not a viable alternative. If an emergency condition should arise, it should be handled based upon the type of incident and information available. The Field Operations staff from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) inspects well sites to ensure that the operator drills the well according to the permit and applicable laws and regulations. The DEP staff also investigates complaints where an oil or gas well, or drilling activity may be causing environmental or public safety concerns.LycomingLycoming County Department of Public SafetyLycoming County Government
    Human Services Administration Organization - Children's ServicesWorks with families and providers to ensure the behavioral health needs of children and adolescents are addressed through a coordinated continuum of care. The Children's Team provides liaisons in a variety of settings, including CYF, school based liaisons, homeless shelter liaisons, and school / education liaisons. Also provides SAP coordination for schools; an Early Intervention Coordinator who monitors programs providing services to families with children (birth to 3) who have developmental delays; Parent Professional - a resource to help caretakers navigate the social service system; Disaster Response Team Member - Participates in the development and implementation of the Department of Human Services response to critical incidents. The Blended Service Coordination Program provides service planning, support, and case management for children and adolescents who have serious illnesses and serious emotional disturbances. High-fidelity wraparound service are offered by the Joint Planning Team (JPT).AlleghenyChild and Adolescent ProgramHuman Services Administration Organization
    Lancaster County Emergency Management AgencyServes as coordinator with county, state and federal agencies to mitigate the effects of disaster emergencies. Services include: - Assists businesses and industries that deal with hazardous chemicals to develop evacuation plans - Provides public education on actions to take during emergencies LancasterLancaster County Emergency Management AgencyCounty of Lancaster
    Lawrence County Department of Public Safety - Local Emergency Planning CommitteeDevelops an emergency plan to prepare for and respond to chemical emergencies. An emergency plan must include the indentiy and location of hazardous materials, procedures for immediate response to a chemical accident; ways to notify the public about actions they must take; names of coordinators at plants; schedules and plans for testing the the plan. Appointed by the Statement Emergency Response Commissions (SERCs). The LEPC meetings are scheduled six times per year and notices of these meetings are publicized through newspaper announcements.LawrenceLawrence County Department of Public SafetyLawrence County Department of Public Safety
    Lebanon County Department of Emergency ServicesThe duties and responsibilities of the Emergency Management Agency revolve around specific core functions of the emergency management programs: Hazard Identification and Planning: conduct hazard identification and vulnerability analyses that identify the hazards presenting the greatest danger to the jurisdiction and the consequences and impact of the occurrences. Maintenance of the Emergency Partnership: develop and maintain effective relationships with emergency response agencies, as well as, government, private, and voluntary sectors of the community. The objectives of the relationships are to facilitate mutual consultation, exchange information and provide agreements for cooperative action. Emergency Response Systems: the development and maintenance of such systems as communications, warning, emergency public information, damage assessment, shelter, resource management, radiological defense and the emergency operations center. Coordination: coordinate the response and recovery activities of the departments and organizations involved in emergencies. One role for the emergency management coordinator is to serve as chief of staff to the responsible executive, be it a city manager, mayor, or county executive during a disaster or emergency situation. Hazard Mitigation: provide oversight and motivation to departments and agencies to carry out their duties in ways that avoid or minimize potential emergency conditions. Regulatory: participate in and contribute to the legislative and regulatory process as it relates to emergency management. Information: develop and implement public information and public relations activities. Administration: tasks include budget and finance, personnel, programs, supplies and reporting systems. Training: identify training needs and develop, participate in, and provide training programs. Planning: review and revise operation, recovery, mitigation, and other supporting plans on a regular basis. Drills: coordinate drills that test the written plans and procedures of emergency management and supporting agencies that are involved in emergency response and recovery.LebanonLebanon County Department of Emergency ServicesLebanon County Department of Emergency Services
    Operation Hope - Emergency Financial First Aid Kit WorkshopThe Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK) was developed by FEMA, Operation HOPE, and Citizen Corps in 2005 as a way for adults to be able to prepare and organize their financial information in one place to have handy in case they are impacted by natural disaster. The EFFAK's are available for free in boxes of 125 from Operation HOPE. Also, a 60-90 minute workshop can be held for free for adults at any organization.PhiladelphiaOperation Hope - Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Northeast PhiladelphiaOperation Hope - Philadelphia
    Schuylkill County Emergency Management AgencyServes as coordinator with county, state and federal agencies to mitigate the effects of disaster emergencies. Services include: Provide service that aids in the control of hazardous materials. Provides public education on actions to take during emergencies. Assists both public and private entities in developing mitigation plans to lessen the impact of disasters through hazardous identification and risk assessment. Help to develop evacuation plans in the case of emergencies. SchuylkillSchuylkill County Emergency Management AgencySchuylkill County Emergency Management Agency
    Transportation Planning - Lycoming CountyResponsible for transportation planning for Lycoming County. Areas in which they are charged with serving the public include the posting and bonding of local roads, placement of traffic signs and the paving of roads.LycomingPlanning and Community DevelopmentLycoming County Government
    Warren County Emergency Management AgencyTo protect the lives and property of the citizens of Warren County. Plan, assign, and coordinate all available resources in a program of prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery for emergencies of any kind.WarrenWarren County Emergency Management AgencyWarren County Emergency Management Agency

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