received and paid losses, etc.) accessible by a Department employee or an alternative AID employee designated as a back-up. In the aftermath of disasters, this mailbox will be monitored seven (7) days a week. This Department employee will acknowledge receipt of these electronic communications and forward the information to the appropriate recipients for processing. This could include communications with IEOC Team Leaders prior to the activation of the center contingent on the level of damage warranting possible commencement.
Desks or tables and chairs, adequate electrical sources, office supplies, fax machines, telephones and other items/equipment necessary to complete the duties and work assignments will be provided by AL DOI to the IEOC Disaster Response Team.
If the IEOC is activated at the AL DOI building in Montgomery, building access credentials have been committed to the Team; Arrangements have already been made to advise building security of the team’s special access needs, since activation and building use may be outside normal business hours and/or on weekends. Parking passes and other special accommodations have already been arranged for team members.
Adequate ventilation, water, food should be provided to the Team; funding for these expenses are discussed in Section entitled “Purpose of the IEOC” of this document.
ESTABLISHMENT OF A TEMPORARY DOI OFFICE IN A DISASTER AREA
At the discretion of the Commissioner of Insurance, a temporary DOI office will be established at or near the city/cities of Disaster. This office will be established in a location best suited to serve the citizens of Alabama post Disaster. The location of the office will be announced within a limited time after the Disaster. In addition, the location address and phone number will be shown on the DOI website at aldoi.gov.
SECTION V – COALITION CONTINUITY
ANNUAL PLAN REVIEW
AL DOI will annually host a meeting to update rosters, review the performance of other coalitions and disaster responders, and discuss how the Alabama plan can be improved. This meeting will be held the first week of February each year. Watch the ALDOI website for specifics.
The Coalition will conduct periodic briefings and a final debrief to the Commissioner of Insurance following activation of the Insurance Emergency Operations Center (IEOC). The briefings will be conducted by the Disaster