Ground Rules Sign In Sheet Lunch and Breaks Attendance Electronic Devices Participation
Participant Introductions Name and agency TF position (s) Disaster/deployment experience
Seminar Goal Upon completion of this seminar, participants should have a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with managing a regional search & rescue task force. The course includes lecture, group discussions and activities, all of which are intended to reinforce critical learning points. However, it is up to each of you to continue your ongoing learning and professional development.
Objectives Review the roles and responsibilities of Task Force management personnel. Practice skills associated with TF management activities, specifically the use of required forms and other resources. Describe the task force organizational structure and the function of each component. Review the interface between incident management components such as an IST, IMT, or IC and the task force.
Objectives (cont) Review mobilization and demobilization activities and considerations. Review issues related to task force safety and security. Discuss tactical considerations for task force operations. Review brief history of recent disasters in Kansas. Review other USAR resources in Kansas.
Other significant state and regional events have continued to emphasize the importance of a coordinated response system. SE Kansas Floods – June 2007 Chapman (1)/Manhattan/Soldier (1) Tornadoes – June 2008
Reading Tornado (1) May 2011 Ft. Leavenworth Building Collapse August 2011
Harveyville Tornado (1) February 2012 Wichita Tornado April 2012
Grain Elevators Russell (2) June 2010 Atchison (6) – October 2011