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ICS Tool


Neighborhood Preparedness

Neighborhood Earthquake Drill
Saturday, 18 October 2014
9:00 am–1:00 pm

2014 Drill Plan [pdf]

Damagae Assessment Reporting Form [pdf]

The Incident Command System (ICS) [PowerPoint]

Emergency Response Plan [pdf]

Designated Headquarters Locations
In case of a disaster, these locations will serve as our command centers:

  • 1546 La Loma Avenue (primary Incident Command Center)
  • 1675 La Loma Avenue (backup)
  • 1616 La Vereda Road (backup)

  • Division Assembly Points
    Anyone not required at headquarters should go to the
    assembly point of his/her division

  • A (North): SE corner of Cedar & La Loma
  • B (East): Hilgard & La Vereda
  • C (West): Steps by plaque at La Loma & Virginia

  • Our Neighborhood Emergency Cache
    Updated 30 June 2010

    Nine Steps to Becoming a Disaster-Resistant Neighborhood
    A basic 3-page guide from the City of Berkeley (pdf, 52 K)

    Neighborhood Organization
    A complete Manual of Neighborhood Organization from the City of Berkeley (pdf, 412 K)

    Neighborhood Earthquake Drill
    Saturday, 22 January 2011
    10:00 am–12:00 pm

    2011 Drill Plan [pdf]

    12 Emergency Situations [pdf]

    Incident Command Role Cards [pdf]

    2011 Drill Evaluation Questionnaire [pdf]

    Final Report & Evaluation [pdf]

    Drill Evaluation Summary [Excel]

    Photo Gallery

    Neighborhood Earthquake Drill
    Saturday, 17 October 2009
    10:00 am–12:00 pm

    2009 Drill Countdown [MS Excel]

    2009 Drill Plan

    Twelve Emergency Situations [MS Word]

    Incident Command Role Cards [pdf]

    Instructions for running the Incident Command Center [pdf]

    Final Report & Evaluation [pdf]

    Photo Gallery