Functional Capabilities: Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges

  • Procedures for and constraints on financial and technical resources from federal, state, and local agencies; Private-sector disaster recovery financial issues; Other potential sources of funding for CHR, including foundations; Model mechanisms for financing pre-event mitigation activities and meeting post-event recovery resource needs.
  • These tools and resources enable stakeholders to acquire, deploy, allocate, activate, utilize, and track personnel, equipment, and financial and other resources to manage disasters and events.
LinkTool/Resource NameHow this Tool is UsefulKey CapabilitiesFunctional Capability Sets
Risk AssessmentA risk assessment is a process to identify potential hazards and analyze what could happen if a hazard occurs. A business impact analysis (BIA) is the process for determining the potential impacts resulting from the interruption of time sensitive or critical business processes.
  • Assessment of community health resilience demographics (geography and climate, population factors, housing characteristics, economic and environmental factors, jurisdictions within the community, and cultural and political (e.g., home rule) issues and human factors of relevance to community health
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  • Continuity of Business and Operations, and Supply Chain Management
  • Critical Infrastructure and Associated Interdependencies; Risk Assessment, and Mitigation
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
  • Recovery and Long-Term Restoration Issues
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Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Considerations for Children and Families: Workshop SummaryPreparedness, Response and Recovery Considerations for Children and Families is the summary of a workshop convened in June, 2013 by the Institute of Medicine Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events to discuss disaster preparedness, response, and resilience relative to the needs of children and families, including children with special health care needs.
  • All-hazards threat identification and characterization—natural and manmade, including aging and deteriorating infrastructure, technological threats, and climate change
  • Assessment of community health resilience demographics (geography and climate, population factors, housing characteristics, economic and environmental factors, jurisdictions within the community, and cultural and political (e.g., home rule) issues and human factors of relevance to community health
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  • Children and Disasters – Preparedness, Planning, Response and Recovery Efforts
  • Continuity of Business and Operations, and Supply Chain Management
  • Coordination and Collaboration across Jurisdictions, Sectors, and Disciplines
  • Critical Infrastructure and Associated Interdependencies; Risk Assessment, and Mitigation
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Early Childhood Disaster-Related Resources for Children and FamiliesCheck out the fact sheets, guides, family tools, and activities for young children below that can help you and your entire family prepare, respond to, and recover from disasters.
  • Children and Disasters – Preparedness, Planning, Response and Recovery Efforts
  • Effective plans and policies for health resilience response, mitigation, and recovery
  • Population-based preparedness and resilience, particularly for at-risk populations and for women and infants
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  • Children and Disasters – Preparedness, Planning, Response and Recovery Efforts
  • Coordination and Collaboration across Jurisdictions, Sectors, and Disciplines
  • Environmental Health, Food, Agriculture, and Veterinary Medicine
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
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Emergency Financial First Aid Kit: Checklists and FormsA document filled with checklists and forms that can be used as helpful resources for emergency financial preparedness.
  • Creating public support and securing financial resources for mitigation
  • Financial resources for public and private sector restoration
  • Public outreach, information, and education
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
Emergency Financial First Aid KitIf a disaster or other emergency strikes your community, you may only have seconds or minutes to react. In those critical moments, your focus will be on your family’s safety. Once the immediate danger has passed, having your homeowners or renters insurance policy, bank account information, and other household records and contacts will be essential as you begin the recovery process. The Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK) can help you be ready.
  • Creating public support and securing financial resources for mitigation
  • Financial resources for public and private sector restoration
  • Public outreach, information, and education
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
Disasters and Financial Planning: A Guide for Preparedness and RecoveryDisaster preparedness begins with a well-crafted personal financial plan based on your family’s values and goals. Ideally, you should develop a financial strategy with the help of professionals such as your family attorney and a financial specialist. These professionals can help you make informed, thoughtful decisions about your family’s present and future financial activities.
  • Financial resources for public and private sector restoration
  • Resource (government and private sector) management (identification, access, distribution, and monitoring)
  • Continuity of Business and Operations, and Supply Chain Management
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
Nursing Home Incident Command SystemManagement tool with templates that has been customized to help nursing homes assign and organize staff for key emergency management duties and to designate needed equipment and supplies to carry out assigned duties. • It is available as a separate download and is a component of the Emergency Management Guide for Nursing Homes • Provides an organizational system to improve emergency response • Staff of eldercare facilities • Promotes better coordinated and improved community response to benefit elderly populations in care facilities
  • Identification of needs and assistance for at-risk populations (economically-stressed, homeless, elderly, disabled, pregnant women and children) and ethnic groups
  • Continuity of Business and Operations, and Supply Chain Management
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
  • Plans and Integration
  • Public Engagement, Empowerment, and Information, including Media
  • Response Challenges
Pandemic Influenza: Quarantine, Isolation and Social Distancing - Toolbox for Public Health and Public Behavioral Health ProfessionalsThis reference offers public health leadership guidance regarding psychological and social ramifications of implementing large scale quarantine and isolation within a community. It is also intended for public health and behavioral health workers
  • Ebola Planning and Response
  • Effective prophylaxis and non-pharmaceutical interventions to control disease, including countermeasures planning and dispensing
  • Emerging Infectious Disease Planning and Response
  • Financial resources for public and private sector restoration
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  • Communications, Critical IT Systems, Information Sharing, and Health Data Issues
  • Ebola, Enterovirus and Emerging Infectious Disease Planning and Response
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
  • Healthcare and Related Public Health and Emergency Preparedness Plans and Resource Issues
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Blue Cascased VI Regional Tabletop Exercise: Focus - Pandemic and Severe Flooding Challenges to Health & Safety Community Resilience in the Puget Sound RegionPuget Sound stakeholders with state and federal agency partners conducted a regional tabletop exercise focused on ways to improve community health and safety for a significant flood during a pandemic. Puget Sound stakeholders with state and federal agency partners conducted a regional tabletop exercise focused on ways to improve community health and safety for a significant flood during a pandemic.
  • Financial resources for public and private sector restoration
  • Pet and animal management, veterinary stockpiles, and dead animal disposal
  • Public outreach, information, and education
  • Communications, Critical IT Systems, Information Sharing, and Health Data Issues
  • Continuity of Business and Operations, and Supply Chain Management
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
  • Legal, Policy, and Liability Issues
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Pennsylvania "All Hazards" School Safety Planning ToolkItPennsylvania's All Hazards School Safety Planning Toolkit provides school personnel and their stakeholders with Sample Documents, Assessment Tools and Resources for all types of disasters that affect student safety. The guide is divided in chapters that describe each phase of emergency planning, and includes related materials for natural- and man-made disaster planning that impact school environments. Users are school administrators and staff , local agency responders and school community stakeholders. The guide is an end-product of school community members (government agencies, community agencies and individuals) committed to collaborative efforts that build related networks to secure safe schools.
  • Continuous and sustainable process and strategy for community, organizational, and individual health resilience improvement
  • Health resilience assessment and measurement approaches for facilities, assets, and communities
  • Population-based preparedness and resilience, particularly for at-risk populations and for women and infants
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  • Communications, Critical IT Systems, Information Sharing, and Health Data Issues
  • Continuity of Business and Operations, and Supply Chain Management
  • Critical Infrastructure and Associated Interdependencies; Risk Assessment, and Mitigation
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Partnering to Achieve Rural Emergency Preparedness: A Workbook for Healthcare Providers in Rural CommunitiesThis workbook is a practical guide created to assist Rural Health Clinics and Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers and hospitals in rural areas that have limited healthcare resources, in preparing for and responding to emergency incidents. Because rural areas are likely to have fewer resources, rural healthcare providers and organizations are critical assets to their communities in emergencies, whether the emergencies occur within the healthcare facility, within the community or outside of the community.
  • Decontamination of structures, assets, soil, and water
  • Emergency mutual assistance agreements
  • Identification of and work-arounds for barriers to care
  • Identification of needs and assistance for at-risk populations (economically-stressed, homeless, elderly, disabled, pregnant women and children) and ethnic groups
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  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
  • Healthcare and Related Public Health and Emergency Preparedness Plans and Resource Issues
  • Public Engagement, Empowerment, and Information, including Media
Disaster Recovery and Mitigation HandbookThis handbook provides local governments information regarding many state and federal recovery programs, as well as the federal mitigation opportunities and requirements. Included with this handbook are two recovery and mitigation planning checklists, local/state/federal emergency proclamation and declaration requirements, tables describing program requirements, and how to access the disaster recovery and mitigation programs available.
  • Damage assessment
  • Debris removal and disposal
  • Financial resources for public and private sector restoration
  • Resumption of government, businesses, medical, community, and social services
  • Coordination and Collaboration across Jurisdictions, Sectors, and Disciplines
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
Disaster Recovery for Public HealthThis issue brief frames some of the considerations states take into account when developing public health recovery plans.
  • Continuous and sustainable process and strategy for community, organizational, and individual health resilience improvement
  • Financial resources for public and private sector restoration
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
  • Recovery and Long-Term Restoration Issues
Long-term Disaster Recovery Plan prepared for the City of Oakland as a Model Plan for Local Governments in the San Francisco Bay AreaThe plan aims to develop a model action plan for the City of Oakland, as well as to identify the components of this type of plan for the cities and counties of the San Francisco Bay Area. The Plan covers four issues that are critical to recovery financing issues, recovery of government facilities and services, long-term housing recovery, and long-term recovery of business.
  • Emergency mutual assistance agreements
  • Long-term healthcare facility restoration
  • Long-term temporary housing and supporting healthcare, community, and social services
  • Financial and Broader Resourcing Challenges
  • Recovery and Long-Term Restoration Issues
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