Santa Clara County, California
ARES/RACES

Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS)
Introductory Course of Instruction

Module A2: Introduction to SEMS Components and Features


A2.5: SEMS Concept of Teamwork, Coordination, and Effectiveness

SEMS as a management system provides for a frilly integrated and coordinated multiple level response to Multi-agency, Multi jurisdictional emergencies. The bringing together of the Incident Command System, Multi-agency or inter-agency coordination, mutual aid systems the operational area concept and OASIS into a single standardized management system is a major step forward in increasing the effectiveness of California's response to emergencies.


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