Arizona's 2018 National Mass Care Exercise

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Arizona's 2018 National Mass Care Exercise (NMCE) and National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) Exercise
May 21-24, 2018

This exercise is a Full-Scale Exercise (FSE) planned for 3.5 days at the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA) and various locations throughout the State of Arizona. Invited participants represent federal, state, tribal, local, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and private sector agencies.

 

Scenario: A catastrophic seismic event occurs in Southern California resulting in a mass migration/evacuation of several hundred thousand residents out of the state.

 

Purpose:

  1. Validate mass care procedures & capabilities.
  2. Validate standard operating procedures for the integration of Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) mass care personnel.

 

Core Capabilities: Planning, Public Information and Warning, Operational Coordination, Critical Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Mass Care Services, Operational Communications, Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services, and Situational Assessment.
 
Upcoming events/exercises including mass care seminars, drills and tabletop exercise(s) schedule will be posted as it becomes available.

NMCE Dates

May 21, 2018 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

May 22, 2018 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

May 23, 2018 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

May 24, 2018 | 8:00 am - 12:00 noon

NDMS Date

May 22, 2018 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

NMCE Location

State Emergency Operations Center
5636 E. McDowell Road Bldg. M5103
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Contacts

Nichole Fortson - NMCE
State Exercise Branch Manager 
(602) 464-6514
[email protected]

Daniel R. Porth - NMCE
Human Services Coordinator
(602) 464-6500
[email protected]

Kerry Reeve - NDMS
VHA Area Emergency Manager
(480) 433-6296
[email protected]