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Mobile County Emergency Operations Center Training & Simulation Exercise Completed

Posted on: Apr 5th, 2024 | News and Announcementsfeatured newsPress Releases

 

 

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. – Mobile County Emergency Management Agency hosted a FEMA Integrated Emergency Management Center training session from April 1 through 4, 2024 that concluded with a day-long simulated exercise.

 

Through the FEMA exercise, 90 people representing 43 organizations worked together to solve complex scenario-based emergency management problems and practice having a coordinated response before an actual emergency event. Participants worked through processes related to resource management and coordination, communications, public information, mass care, infrastructure, law enforcement, transportation, and more.

 

“Exercises like this help the Emergency Operations Center team improve the ability to function in the event of a disaster. Simulations help participating organizations build depth so we can best serve our community in the event of an extended disaster or other emergency,” said Mobile County EMA Director Mike Evans.

 

An experienced instructional team from FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute led the Mobile County training and conducted the simulated exercise.

 

 

Participants included:

  • Mobile County Emergency Management Agency
  • Mobile County Commission
  • Mobile County Communications District/911
  • Mobile County Department of Human Services
  • Mobile County Emergency Medical Services
  • Mobile County Health Department
  • Mobile County Public Schools
  • Mobile County Sheriff’s Office
  • City of Mobile
  • City of Bayou La Batre
  • City of Saraland
  • City of Satsuma
  • City of Semmes
  • Town of Dauphin Island
  • Theodore-Dawes Fire Rescue
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Alabama Emergency Management Agency
  • Baldwin County Emergency Management Agency
  • Clarke County Emergency Management Agency
  • National Weather Service-Mobile
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Alabama Army National Guard
  • Alabama Cooperative Extension Service - Mobile County
  • Alabama Department of Environmental Management
  • Alabama Power Co.
  • Mobile Area Water & Sewer Service
  • Mobile Airport Authority
  • University of South Alabama
  • USA Providence Hospital
  • South Alabama Regional Planning Commission
  • Lifelines Counseling Services/United Way 211
  • American Red Cross
  • Dauphin Island Sea Lab
  • Deep South Amateur Radio Club
  • Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services
  • Poarch Creek Indians
  • Salvation Army
  • Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters & Rebuilding Together South Alabama

 

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