FEMA’s National Exercise Division has released new Exercise Starter Kits to provide tools for state, local, tribal, territorial, non-governmental, and private sector partners to conduct table top exercises.
The new Exercise Starter Kits contain a situation manual, facilitator guide and briefing slides with scene-setting videos. Each kit includes sample scenarios and discussion questions that can be tailored to specific threats, as well as jurisdiction or organization specific resources, operational plans, and procedures to support desired exercise objectives.
PrepToolkit and the National Preparedness System
The National Preparedness System outlines an organized process for everyone in the whole community to move forward with their preparedness activities and achieve the National Preparedness Goal.
The Preparedness Toolkit is an online portal that provides the whole community with tools to aid in implementing all six areas of the National Preparedness System including:
- Identifying & Assessing Risk
- Estimating Capability Requirement
- Building & Sustaining Capabilities
- Planning to Deliver Capabilities
- Validating Capabilities
- Reviewing & Updating
The Exercise Starter Kits are available here and require an approved PrepToolkit account. Stakeholders can register by creating a username and password for system access visit here.