Operational Considerations for the First Operational Period Following a Tornado for the North Kansas City Fire Department [open pdf - 220KB]
"The problem is the lack of direction in the aftermath of a tornado within the North Kansas City Fire Department (NKCFD). The purpose of this research was to identify challenges and objectives in the first operational period following a tornado touchdown. This action research utilized literature review, interviews, and questionnaires to identify potential challenges for responders following a tornado;to learn what guidelines other departments have developed to assist suppression personnel; and to develop a job aid for members of the NKCFD."
Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS)