AEMA - ESSNA - Emergency Social Services Network of Alberta

Report
Role of AEMA at the
Provincial Operations Centre
Kelly Stewardson
Senior Emergency Management Officer
ESSNA 2014
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Alberta Emergency Management Agency
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Agenda
• Canadian EM Framework
• Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA)
• Provincial Operations Branch
– Field Operations
– Alberta Emergency Alert (AEA) and 911 Grant Program
– Central Operations
• Provincial Operations Centre (POC)
• When to call
• Summary
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Emergency Management Framework in
Canada
• Individual / Family
• Communities – Mutual Aid
Field Officers
• Province / Territory
• Federal Government
POC
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Public Safety Governance
Organizational Roles: Responsibility assigned in
legislation, regulations, policies and hazard plans
• Lead Organization – identified as lead for a specific
hazard
• Supporting Organization – assists in the
management of a hazard
• Coordinating Organization – coordinates the
efforts and logistics of all orders of government and public
safety partners
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Government
Ministries
Communities
AEMA
Federal, Provincial,
Territorial Partners
NonGovernment
Organizations
Council
Agencies,
Boards and
Associations
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Mission
Together with our partners and through a coordinated, all
hazards approach, we will provide strong leadership to
Alberta’s Public Safety System to protect Albertans from
the effects of disasters and emergencies.
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Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Consists of:
• Public Safety Initiatives Branch
• Recovery Programs Branch
• Provincial Operations Branch
– Field Operations
– Central Operations
– Alberta Emergency Alert and 911 Grant Program
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Field Operations
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Field Operations
31,000 kms of Highway
Cities – 17
Towns – 108
Villages – 95
Summer Villages – 51
Municipal Districts – 64
Reserves - 45
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Stop ● Listen ● Respond
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Types of Alerts
• Critical Alerts
• Information Alerts
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Participating
Distributors
All major distributors mandated
by federal legislation to be
online by 31 Mar 15
• TV, Radio
• Includes French broadcasters
• Some sign companies
Now linked to the GOA @ www.gov.ab.ca
and
Alberta 511 @ http://511.alberta.ca/
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http://www.emergencyalert.alberta.ca/
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911 Grant Program
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Central Operations
Comprised of:
• Plans Unit
• Provincial Operations Centre
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Provincial Operations Centre (POC)
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POC Operational Levels
Level 4
Mandatory full GOA
coordination for a
significant incident
Level 3
Mandatory coordination of
key GOA organizations to
respond to a significant
incident
Level 2
Potential to be significant
(disrupt community
functioning)
Level 1
Routine and potential
incidents assessed and
circulated to public safety
partners
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POC Organizational Structure
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Operational Rhythm
The “when” of the operation
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Timings of briefings
Timings of reports/outputs
Timings of shifts
Dictated by:
– Lead Agency rhythm
– Local Authorities activities and rhythm
– Information needs of GOA senior executives and elected officials
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When to Call 1-866-618-2362
Local Authority to determine when and for what reason
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State of Local Emergency (SOLE) declaration
Activation of EOC/ ECC
Any evacuation requiring activation of a Reception Centre
Disruption of critical services (fire/police/hospital/911/
major transportation routes)
• Request for assistance from GOA (or federal agencies)
• Crosses municipal boundaries
• Beyond community capacity to provide an adequate
response
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When to Call 1-866-618-2362
• Any impact to Provincial buildings
• High Intensity Residential Fire (HIRF) 3 or more adjacent
buildings
• Request for Fire Investigator
• Activation of Alberta Emergency Alert or difficulties in
utilizing the system
• At any time when you are unsure of which external
agency or resource to call to report or request assistance
from with an emergency event
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Major Event Support Apparatus
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Summary
Government of Alberta
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I’M FROM THE GOVERNMENT
AND I’M HERE TO HELP
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Thank You
Kelly Stewardson, CD
Senior Emergency Management Officer
Provincial Operations Centre
14515-122 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
780-644-4457
[email protected]
1-866-618-2362
24/7/365
Government of Alberta
Alberta Emergency Management Agency

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