, CONNECTICUT EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN
ANNEX F - SHELTER/MASS CARE
Appendix C – Major Disaster
This plan outlines disaster servicesthat thedepartments, the Red Cross, and the Salvation Army will undertake in the event a major disaster strikes necessitating the opening of schools as shelters.
A natural or technological disaster causes general widespread destruction of property throughout with the concurrent loss of large numbers of housing units or renders large sections of uninhabitable.
Schools, suited to sheltering large numbers of residents, will be utilized if large numbers of residents are forced from their homes by either a natural or technological disaster.
1.'s Office (Public Information Officer)
2.Emergency Management Department
6.Social Services Department
7.Public Health Department
8.Public Works Department
3.Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Convalescent Homes
A.Declaration of State of Emergency by the CEO.
B.Concurrent notification by Red Cross to their National Office.
C.Concurrent notification by the Superintendent of Schools to school principals and staff that school building are to be used as shelters.