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​​​​​​​Occurring Disaster and Emergency Response

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Upon the impact of a sudden event on the Region, the Regional Response Controller (RRC) should:

  1. Review the actions of the impacted SRCs.
  2. Overview the assessment of the safety of all students and staff in the region.
  3. Activate the RRT and Regional Coordination Centre (RCC).
  4. Commence the Communication Strategy; Ensure the lodgement and approval of a Critical Incident Alert Notification and e-mail Alert Notification to CEP and School Operations.
  5. ​Monitor the responses under the School Emergency Response Plans.
  6. Manage the School Closure system for the region.
  7. Engage with the District Disaster Coordination Centre if established.
  8. If formed, regularly brief the Executive Response Controller, otherwise advise Emergency and School Security (E&SS) and the supervising ADG (State School Operations).​
  9. Monitor the School Response Controllers from a welfare perspective.
  10. Engage the Business Continuity Plan.
  11. Coordinate with Regional BAS Office to prioritise repairs to schools.
  12. Consult with SRC's on resuming business and educational support services; Monitor NCR site requirements, maintain and facilitate any ongoing support, outside agency involvement and address any community issues at regular junctures following the regional emergency.
  13. Ensure the management of the RRT and RCC through systems, briefings and communications to ensure shared situational awareness.

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For information on closed educational facilities during a disaster or emergency event, visit the DET school closures website.

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Last updated
20 September 2017