Regional Strategic Emergency Management Plan

Colac Otway Shire Municipal Emergency Mangement Plan
PART 1 – INTRODUCTION
1.1 Agency and Municipal Council Endorsement
1.2 Audit Report
1.3 Aim
1.4 Objectives
1.5 Purpose of the Plan
PART 2 – BACKGROUND
2.1 Context
2.2 Topography
2.3 Infrastructure
2.4 Industry
2.5 Demography
2.6 Vulnerable Persons
2.7 Maps
2.8 History of Emergencies
PART 3 – PLANNING ARRANGEMENTS
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Municipal Emergency Management Functions
3.3 Victorian Arrangements
3.4 Emergency Management Planning Process
3.5 Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee
3.6 MEMPC Specialist Sub-Committees
3.7 Emergency Management Group (EMG)
3.8 Environment and Community Safety Unit
3.9 Audit Requirements for the Plan
3.10 Maintenance Review and Testing of the Plan
3.11 PlanningAcross Boundaries
PART 4 – PREVENTION/MITIGATION ARRANGEMENTS
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Community Emergency Risk Assessment
4.3 Hazard, Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience
4.4 Prevention
4.5 Preparedness
4.6 Community Education
PART 5 – RESPONSE ARRANGEMENTS
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Control Command and Coordination
5.3 Emergency Management Commissioner (EMC)
5.4 Control and the Principals of Control
5.5 Coordination
5.6 Colac Otway Shire Coordination Committees
5.7 Municipal Emergency Coordination Roles
5.8 Other Emergency Response Coordination Roles
5.9 Municipal Emergency Response Arrangements
5.10 Scale of Emergency Coordination
5.11 Phases of Activation
5.12 Phases of Activation for a Bushfire
5.13 Briefings
5.14 Communications
5.15 Community Awareness Information and Warnings
5.16 Evacuation
5.17 Shelter Options
5.18 Resource Sharing
5.19 Financial Arrangements and Responsibilities
5.20 Supplementary Supply
5.21 Business Continuity
5.22 Impact Assessments
5.23 Termination of Response Activities
5.24 Response to Recovery Transition
5.25 Handover of Goods and Facilities
5.26 Post Emergency Debriefing Arrangements
PART 6 – RELIEF & RECOVERY ARRANGEMENTS
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Emergency Relief Definition
6.3 Recovery Definition
6.4 Overview
6.5 Transition of an Emergency to Relief and Recovery Phases
6.6 Principles Underpinning Recovery
6.7 Recovery Management Structure
6.8 Functional Areas of Recovery
6.9 Municipal Coordination and Management Arrangements
6.10 Recovery Escalation Criteria
6.11 Recovery Coordination
6.12 Relief and Recovery Services
6.13 Community Recovery Committee
6.14 Emergency Relief and Recovery Roles and Responsibilities
6.15 Post Impact Assessment
6.16 Clean Up
6.17 Individual Organisational Plans
6.18 Registration
6.19 Replacement of essential water taken during fire fighting
6.20 Role of Department of Human Services
6.21 Sharing of Personal Information
6.22 Offers Material Assistance
6.23 Single Point of Contact
6.24 Case Management
6.25 Financial Considerations
6.26 Reporting Arrangements
6.27 Testing and Review
6.28 Evaluation of Recovery Activities
6.29 Support and Ancillary Arrangements
6.30 Emergency Accommodation
6.31 Health and Medical
6.32 Provision of Volunteer Assistance
6.33 Transport and Engineering
PART 7 – SPECIAL PLANS AND ARRANGEMENTS
7.1 Colac Otway Fire Management Plan
7.2 Colac Otway Shire Neighbourhood Safer Places Plan
7.3 Community Information Guides
7.4 Municipal Relief and Recovery Plan
7.5 MECC Operations Plan
7.6 Safety and Environment Management Plan – Port of Apollo Bay
7.7 Evacuation Plans
7.8 Other Special Plans
Appendices
Appendix 1 – MEMP Sub Plans, Related Procedures and Operating Guidelines
Appendix 2 – Key Council Emergency Contacts
Appendix 3 – Municipal Emergency Planning Committee Members
Appendix 4 – Emergency Contact Directory
Appendix 5 – Register of Facilities – Vulnerable People
Appendix 6 – MEMPC Terms of Reference
Appendix 7 – Meeting and Training Log
Appendix 8 – MEMP Distribution List
Appendix 9 – Community Emergency Risk Assessment
Appendix 10 – Control Agencies for Response
Appendix 11 – Support Agencies for Response
Appendix 12 – Municipal Resources - Heavy Equipment
Appendix 13 – Emergency Relief and Recovery Centres
Appendix 14 – Designated Neighbourhood Safer Places
Appendix 15 – Community Alert Sirens
Appendix 16 - Fixed Wing Aircraft
Appendix 17 – Acronyms and Abbreviations
Appendix 18 – Glossary
Glossary