Whole Community, Any Hazard: The Updated National Planning Frameworks
FEMA’s newly updated National Planning Frameworks were released late last week, including updates to comply with PPD-21, Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience, and EO 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, among others. The five frameworks, Prevention; Protection; Mitigation; Response; and Recovery, were last updated in May of 2013 and aim to foster a whole community approach to disasters, involving local and national stakeholders.
According to FEMA, the Whole Community approach to the Planning Frameworks includes:
- Individuals and families, including those with access and functional needs
- Faith-based and community organizations
- Nonprofit groups
- Schools and academia
- Media outlets
- All levels of government, including state, local, tribal, territorial, and federal partners
The components of the National Planning Framework can be found below:
FEMA is also hosting a series of hour-long webinars to inform stakeholders and other interested parties. Links to register can be found below. All talks are first-come, first-serve.