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The Disaster Preparedness Task Force

Care & Reporting Centers

Click here to see the inside of the disaster first aid cabinet.  The cabinet was originally setup by a medical subcommittee of the DPTF to have key elements needed for basic first aid in a disaster situation such as various bandages, gauze, tape, splints, etc.  
 
Volunteer to be a Good Neighbor Building Captain or other volunteer position at the Care & Reporting Centers during a major disaster, Click Here for the Volunteer Registration Form, drop your form by the Disaster Preparedness Task Force (DPTF) Office, located in the Community Center, which is open 10:00 AM - Noon, Monday through Friday.
 
Those volunteers, who are they?  In the past, there was a large contingent of volunteers to assist at these Reporting Centers such as
 
Coordinator to organize the Report Center activity and open the disaster cabinet,
Clerks to gather necessary information,
Amateur radio operators to pass information from clerks to EOC,
Language translators to assist multicultural communication,
Care staff (nurses, doctors, cousellors, and EMTs who live in the Village),
Messengers to pass status information from Good Neighbor Building/Block Captains, and
Good Neighbor Building/Block Captains who gather injury and building damage reports and send those reports to the Reporting Centers.

These volunteers are needed at the Care and Reporting Centers in the Village:

  • Coordinator to organize the Care & Reporting Center activity and open the disaster cabinet,
  • Clerks to gather necessary information,
  • Amateur radio operators to pass information from clerks to EOC,
  • Language translators to assist multicultural communication,
  • Care staff (nurses, doctors, counselors, First Aiders and EMTs who live in the Village),
  • Messengers to pass status information from Good Neighbor Building/Block Captains, and
  • Good Neighbor Building/Block Captains who gather injury and building damage reports and send those reports to the Care & Reporting Centers.
 
View our draft Care & Reporting Center Operations Guide, click here to download a PDF copy.  Got comments to our guide?  Send comments to disasterprep@vmsinc.org.  We would love to hear your thoughts!
 
Volunteers to the Disaster Preparedness Task Force are always needed and greatly appreciated.  If interested and have questions, please send email to disasterprep@vmsinc.org

Composed: 01/01/2017 | Modified: 01/01/2017

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