13 March 2011

Comprehensive Massachusetts Emergency Link List



National Agencies & Organizations:



American Red Cross (ARC):

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT):

Department of Homeland Security (DHS):

Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC):

Emergency Management Accreditations Program (EMAP):

Emergency Management (EM):

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC):

National Emergency Management Association (NEMA):

Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)

Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES):


Commonwealth of Massachusetts Agencies and Organizations

Department of Fire Services (Massachusetts):

Massachusetts Association of Emergency Management Professional (MAEMP):

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA):

Massachusetts Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT):
DMAT-2: Worcester: http://www.dmatma2.com/

Massachusetts Urban Search & Rescue Task Force &
FEMA US&R MA TF-1:

State of Massachusetts Animal Response Team (SMART):

Weather Related

National Hurricane Center:

National Weather Service – Boston:

National Weather Service – National:

National Weather Service – Storm Prediction Center:

National Weather Service –Space Weather:

Homeland Security Advisory Councils

National Association of Regional Councils:

Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) &
Central Region Homeland Security Council:

Northeast Regional Homeland Security Advisory Council (NERAC):

Western Regional Homeland Security Advisory Council (WRHSAC):

Forms Related

Applied Technology Council (Damage Assessment Forms):

Incident Command System (ICS) forms:

FEMA Forms:

Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) (Forms):


Reference Guides and Tools

Acronym Finder

Acronyms List (Federal Official List):

(Electronic) Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (eCEPM)

Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations (CAMEO):

Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP):

FEMA Ready.gov:

Google Earth:

Local Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Draft Guidance:

Massachusetts Geographical Information System (GIS):

Risk & Vulnerability Assessment Tool:

WebEOC – Massachusetts:

National Incident Management System (NIMS) & ICS Related

ICS Core Competencies Guide:

National Integration Center (NIC):

NIMS Online:

National Response Plan (NRP):

National Response Framework (NRF): (replaces NRP – yr 2008):

NIMS Compliance Assistance Support Tool (NIMSCAST):

NIMSCAST Guidance Manual:

NIMS Compliance Corrective Action Plan Guide:

NIMS Full Document:

NIMS Guide:

Resource Credentialing Definition and Criteria Guide:

Resource Typing Criteria Guide:


Training Related

FEMA Independent Study – Emergency Management Institute:

MEMA Training Registration System:


Local Emergency Planning Committee Related:

Emergency Planning & Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA):


Criminal Background Related

Criminal History Systems Board (CHSB) &
Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI):



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