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Wednesday, December 5 • 11:00 - 12:00
Scribes Can Make or Break Your Disaster Response and Recovery Application Process

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Do you work in a leadership position in an Emergency Operations Center? Are you confident in your Disaster Recovery Program or Municipal Wildfire Assistance Program applications being complete? Do you have staff ready to support the documentation of your response and recovery if a disaster happens in your community? Navigating a major emergency or disaster response can be complex. A successful response requires proper tracking of decisions, confirmation of objectives, and a system to quickly track conversations and decisions made in a hectic EOC environment. The timely and accurate documentation created by the scribe can provide a factual record of the event which may (among other things) assist in legal protection and payment of only event sanctioned resources. Chyenne's experience working as a scribe for a number of disaster responses will be shared to highlight the importance of the scribe in an activation and set you or your team up for success. This session is intended to provide information on the impact that a scribe can have to your response, advice on what information a scribe should record, some lessons learned through Chyenne's scribe experience and direction on how you can help your scribe(s) prepare themselves for the task ahead.

Speakers
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Chyenne Shaw

Manager of Emergency and Protective Services, Thorhild County
Chyenne started her career in Emergency Services in Lamont County in 2015. Quickly taking in all the training she could get with Alberta Emergency Management. Not knowing that in April of 1016, it would put all her training to the test. April 18, 2016 Lamont Skaro Fire started at... Read More →


Wednesday December 5, 2018 11:00 - 12:00
Edmonton Room, Delta Hotels by Edmonton South Conference Centre 4404 Gateway Blvd NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 5C2