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

Resource: Evacuation Liaison Team (ELT)
Category: Serves as an extension of ESF #1; Transportation (ESF #1)
Kind: Team
Components and Capabilities: Variations may exist according to level of experience among team members
Minimum Capabilities (Component) Minimum Capabilities
Type I Type II Type III Type IV Other
Emergency Management Specialist Training, Certification (where applicable), and Experience Scalable based on number of specialists needed X        
Information Technology Specialist X        
Department of transportation Specialist X        
Deployment Equipment • Two laptop computers with preloaded Internet access programs; URREVAC loaded (with requesting community clearance times in EVACDATA folder in HURREVAC); Internet browser (Explorer preferred); access to ETIS (obtain appropriate state password upon arrival from the local EOC)
• Two telephones (landline or cellular)


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.

Source:  ELT draft profile, submitted by State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management, April 2003


National Mutual Aid & Resource Management Initiative
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