FEMA released their guidance on disaster response for the pending Hurricane season during the COVID-19 era. The guide provides actions emergency managers and public officials can take to prepare for response and recovery operations during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response efforts.
Specifically, the guidance:
- Describes anticipated challenges to disaster operations posed by COVID-19;
- Highlights planning considerations for emergency managers based on current challenges;
- Outlines how FEMA plans to adapt response and recovery operations;
- Creates a shared understanding of expectations between FEMA and emergency mangers; and,
- Includes guidance, checklists and resources to support emergency managers response and recovery planning.
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