Recognizing the necessity of engaging its community on important preparedness topics, ISC produced a 17 minute educational video for Miami-Dade’s Office of Emergency Management on how residents can best prepare for disaster. ISC worked closely with county staff and celebrities to produce a video that promotes community preparedness everyday. Watch the Miami-Dade Preparedness Video
ISC was selected by the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs to develop interactive tabletop exercises for thirteen dams owned and operated by the Bureau using ISC’s ODYSSEUS INTERACTIVE EXERCISE SIMULATOR technologies. These interactive exercises will be conducted with bureau staff, tribal leaders and state agencies to test the operational concepts and capabilities identified in the respective dam emergency action plans.
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.
ISC was selected to assist in the development and promotion of South Florida’s private-public partnership program the South Florida Disaster Resiliency Coaltion. ISC researched national best practices in Public-Private Partnerships to engage public organizations and private companies of all sizes in building community resiliency from disaster. ISC’s early efforts have helped to put the SFDRC on the road to success.