Integrated Solutions Consulting’s was selected to provide Emergency Planning, Community Preparedness, and Recovery Consulting Services to the Bay Area UASI Region. The Bay Area UASI is a regional program that provides financial assistance to improve the Bay Area’s capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist incidents or related catastrophic events. The Bay Area UASI is the fifth largest UASI in the Nation and is inclusive of over 100 incorporated cities and a combined total population exceeding 8.2 million people.
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.
Integrated Solutions Consulting (ISC) was selected for inclusion in the pool of pre-qualified candidates to provide Regional Recovery and Community Resiliency Planning services to the Bay Area UASI Region. The Bay Area UASI is a regional program that provides financial assistance to improve the Bay Area’s capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist incidents or related catastrophic events.
Recognizing ISC’s strength and past experience in regional collaboration programs, ISC was selected to conduct planning activities and provide guidance to South Florida’s Regional Public-Private Partnership. ISC worked collaboratively with the South Florida Disaster Resiliency Coalition and the Counties of Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach to develop and implement strategies to grow the organization’s membership and increase member participation.
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.