U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Resource: Evacuation Coordination Team (See Definition Below) (See Also Evacuation Liaison Team)
Category: Transportation (ESF #1)
Kind: Team
Minimum Capabilities (Component) Minimum Capabilities
(Metric)
Type I Type II Type III Type IV Other
Personnel Number based on size and scope of evacuation activities

1 Evacuation Coordination Team leader; 2 emergency management specialists;
2 information technology specialists;
2 transportation specialists

1 Evacuation Coordination Team leader; 1 emergency management specialist;
1 information technology specialist;
1 transportation specialist

1 Evacuation Coordination Team leader; 1 information technology specialist;
1 transportation specialist

 
Equipment Scalable based on number of specialists needed

7 laptop computers with wireless/satellite Internet access; HURREVAC preloaded with requesting community clearance times in EVACDATA folder in HURREVAC; Access to ETIS (obtain appropriate State password upon arrival from the local EOC); 2 satellite/cell phones

4 laptop computers with wireless/satellite Internet access; HURREVAC
pre-loaded with requesting community clearance times in EVACDATA folder in HURREVAC; Access to ETIS (obtain appropriate State password upon arrival from the local EOC); 2 satellite/cell phones

Equipment provided by requesting State

 

Comments:

Provides support in State and local emergency response efforts by compiling, analyzing, and disseminating traffic-related information that can be used to facilitate the rapid, efficient, and safe evacuation of threatened populations. Primarily operates in the State or local EOC as an extension of ESF #1 – Transportation. The mission of the Evacuation Coordination Team is to provide for the protection of life or property by removing endangered persons and property from potential or actual disaster areas to areas of less danger through the successful execution of evacuation procedures.


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