Tag Archives: Kansas City

ISC Develops Interactive Training for Regional Coordination Plan

In conjunction with the development of the 2013 Bi-State Kansas City Regional Coordination Guide (RCG), ISC developed customized interactive course using ISC’s Odysseus|TEAM technologies to assist the region in training its staff and partners on the key concepts operational elements associated with the strategic plan. This training also included a tornado scenario where participants can apply their knowledge of the RCG.

The RCG is an all-hazard, capabilities-based guide designed to address any of the hazards potentially affecting the Kansas City metro-area. The RCG is for use by all local governments, as well as Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to ensure a series of formal actions are in place to facilitate communication and cooperation between the many agencies and organizations in the region potentially involved in emergency events.

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ISC Selected to Update Urban Area Regional Coordination Guide

ISC was selected by the Mid-American Regional Council to conduct a comprehensive review, update and reformatting of the Regional Coordination Guide based on the most current and relevant planning guidance, findings of recent regional exercises and subject matter expertise.  The Regional Coordination Guide describes the mechanisms and protocols for the Kansas City metro area to coordinate and disseminate information, request and share resources, and to develop a common operating picture during large-scale disasters.

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ISC Selected to Provide Regional Planning & Exercise Support

ISC was selected by the Mid-America Regional Council to provide planning and exercise services, as needed, for various regional planning and exercise projects.  The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) serves as the association of city and county governments and the metropolitan planning organization for the bi-state Kansas City region. 119 municipalities and nine counties are served by MARC.

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