Tag Archives: Preparedness

ISC ASSISTS CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH IN AFTER-ACTION REVIEW

ISC has been engaged by the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) to perform general consulting services.  As part of this multi-year project, ISC was tasked with the review of all after-action reports on file for a six year period.  This data was reviewed and analyzed for common issues.

The result was a comprehensive report, which included an executive summary and a list of more than 1200 observations and more than 200 IP recommendations.  Common themes were identified and highlighted for CDPH Leadership; these included: Coordination with External Partners, Long-Term Care Facilities/Hospitals, Guidance, Training, Staffing, Operational Periods/Command, and Technology.

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ISC Supports Special Event Planning for Major Country Music Festival

Integrated Solutions Consulting (ISC) developed and facilitated a Hazardous Material Tabletop Exercise for Becker County MN that tests various vital aspects of their Special Events Operations and Management Planning.  This tabletop exercise was in preparation of the Annual We Fest Country Music Festival. WE Fest is an annual three-day country music festival that is now one of the biggest country festivals in the nation.

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ISC ASSISTS COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH IN FULL-SCALE EXERCISE

ISC has been engaged by the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) to perform general consulting services.  As part of this project, ISC was tasked with assisting in the development, conduct, and evaluation of a full-scale point of dispensing (POD) exercise.

The exercise, which was a continuation of a tabletop exercise conducted in 2011, provided an opportunity to utilize an enhanced building block approach to exercise design, and this approach ensured that planning was validated during the exercise.  In addition, ISC conducted throughput measurement and analysis in order to meet a Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) requirement.

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ISC Selected to Support Houston-Galveston TX All Hazards Preparedness Programs

ISC was selected by the Houston-Galveston Area Council as a qualified and cost effective provider for All Hazards Preparedness, Planning, Consulting, and Recovery Services.  Through the H-GAC blanket contract vehicle, HGAC members can request ISC to provide professional planning, consulting services and interim recovery services in the areas of Homeland Security, Emergency Response, Disaster Recovery and All Hazards Planning.

H-GAC’s mission is to serve as the instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.  In the past year, the program provided immediate help in some of the nation’s most dramatic weather emergencies. Twenty-five purchase orders were issued in hard hit areas such as Joplin, Missouri and the upper East Coast of the U.S.  Visit the H-GAC Purchasing Program to learn more.

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ISC Wins Regional Recovery Strategy Guide

ISC was selected to develop a Regional Disaster Recovery Strategy for the Kansas City urban area.  This annex to the Regional Coordination Guide will describe the general framework for coordinating regional disaster recovery activities as well as serve as a customized template for local agency use when developing their own Long-term Recovery ESF/Annex in LEOPs.

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