Any future facility changes or upgrades should be promptly shared with local law enforcement and fire departments prior to implementation so they maintain situational awareness and can make any necessary changes to their plans. This flyer addresses task force recommendation 59. The flyer can be downloaded here.
Creating, Practicing, and Implementing Plans for Family Reunification Before, During and After an Emergency (REMS TA) [January 2023]
Emergency management planning is very important because many incidents, whether caused by hazards or threats, are unpredictable. When unpredictable incidents occur, they may prevent a normal school dismissal, thereby making it difficult for families to reunite with students. A Family Reunification Appendix can be created as a part of a school emergency operations plan (EOP) …
FEMA – Emergency Management Institute (EMI) The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Public Information Officer (PIO) training program is designed to provide PIOs with the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities to support proper decision-making by delivering the right message, to the right people, at the right time. Public information is a vital function in disaster operations …
The purpose of conducting trainings/ exercises is to assess, practice, and improve in the five phases of the preparedness cycle which include prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from school-based incidents in a no-fault environment. It is recommended that schools participate in activities year round to allow for a continuous cycle of process improvement for emergency readiness. The School Readiness Program is able to assist in these efforts.
The School Readiness Program is responsible for working with public and non-public K-12 schools to provide assistance with reviewing their site-specific emergency operations plans, facilitating school-based trainings and exercises, conducting physical security assessments, and coordinating the NH School Safety Preparedness Task Force. Together these measures combined with industry best practices ensure New Hampshire schools are …
Text to 911 is FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY! Text to 911 Information Text to 911 allows residents in dangerous situations who are unable to risk the noise of a call to send a text for help. This will help save lives and must be used responsibly. Texting should only be used when a voice call is not …
Why register AEDs? It is critical to make AEDs accessible in emergencies and NH state law (RSA 153-A:33) requires owners to register their devices with the Department of Safety within 30 days of acquisition. By registering new devices, it ensures AEDs will be accessible in emergencies and enables our 9-1-1 dispatchers to accurately direct callers to a nearby AED.
If you or someone you care about is having a mental health or substance use crisis, NH Rapid Response Access Point offers a personalized, non-judgmental, and team approach to care – that you can access quickly. Visit NH988.com for more information.
Archived Webinar: Understanding the Role of Teachers in Supporting School Safety Before, During, and After an Emergency (REMS TA) [May 2022]
This Webinar will highlight the role of teachers in supporting school safety at the local level.