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Yellow Command - County EOC

Date: 09/06/18 Start: 8:00 AM End: 4:00 PM Location: Santa Clara County EOC
MAC Credit (What's this?): No

Note:  To sign up for this event, you must have approval of your city EC.

Yellow Command is a Bay Area-wide EOC Exercise designed to engage all levels of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs).  It is designed to promote collaboration and coordination between jurisdictions and agencies as will be necessary in a catastrophic incident with regional impacts.  The Santa Clara County EOC will be activated.  Most cities will activate their EOCs and have internal city response activities such as shelter support. We will also be communicating with other county EOCs.

The exercise will simulate a response to a major disaster.  The simulation starts at E+96 (96 hours after the emergency incident occurs) and will be played out in real time.  It is intended to focus on the following core capabilities:

  • Mass Care Services
  • Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
  • Situational Assessment
  • Public Information and Wanring
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

ARES/RACES support was specifically requested and we've been asked to help design some of the activities.

Pre-Exercise Training:  Participants must attend a pre-exercise training webinar.  A separate sign-up for the webinar is here.

Time:  Be at the county EOC no later than 08:00.  Plan to be at the EOC until approximately 16:00.

Exercise Schedule:

  • 08:00 - 08:30  Participant arrival and check-in
  • 08:30 - 09:00  Safety/Orientation Briefing
  • 09:00 - 15:00  Exercise (working lunch)
  • 15:00 - 15:30  Hot Wash; Turn in feedback forms
  • 15:30 - ...        Demobilization; Exercise tear-down

The following positions are available for this event. You can state your preference when you sign up for the event. The event coordinator will attempt to accommodate your request. Based on the event and its requirements, the event coordinator may move hams to positions other than those requested.

Click on a position title for a description of the specific requirements for that position

Shift Supervisor0
Net Control2
Exercise Controller/Simulator0
Field Simulator5
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