Crisis Management for a Mayor

Crisis Management for a Mayor



This memo is a open recommendation plan for the city’s emergency management

agencies in responding to all routine (mode R) and true crisis (mode C)

Emergency’s. This memo will review all agencies roles, their interaction’s, and

future recommendations in the current scalar format . Please note this report of

recommendation’s is not just limited due to the past snowstorm but all true

emergency’s including weather/seismic related, biological health, terrorist, and

manmade disasters.

The emergency response of Modes R & C have to be fully functional for this size

city for we are a coastal community where blizzards & hurricanes are potentially

elevated to cataclysmic, south of Boston a port for Viral disease’s & terrorists, along

with the city’s normal related incidents of enforcement, fire, and EMS.

Mode R (routine ) has been the standard the city has used since its birth and will

stay that way since do to the experienced repetition and established guidance by

whom leaders and line responders alike make recognitionally primed decisions

leading to swiftly determined near precise results. This is the usual fire, police, EMS ,

public works who come up first in demand, followed by a lesser degree, schools, city

administrative (mayor’s office),public utilities, MEMA, and possibly FEMA/FEDS

along with some private industry depending. Mode R is the core based,

hierarchically led, best funded, with atypical known action and results even when

the demands are high. For less interaction & communication is needed or

performed between agencies although it leaves open the door for *cognitive biases

and prejudicial decision making to exist. (*more dangerous in Mode C) These

scalable incidents are where procedures and organizational skills as well as

expertise make deployments routine.

Modes C (crisis) is where...

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