Previstar Emergency Preparedness

Helping authorities manage incident life-cycle before, during and after hazardous events CONTINUAL PREPAREDNESS SYSTEM

Preparation is the key to win any battle, and when we are up against disasters – natural and man-made, no amount of preparation is excessive. Previstar’s Continual Preparedness suite of products are designed to tackle disasters, and help authorities create and implement mitigation strategies that minimize the impact of untoward incidents. The suite offers web-based software modules for

managing the incident lifecycle including planning for, responding to, and recovery from all hazards,incidents and events.

Applications • Incident planning and management • Resource management • Multi-agency coordination through online command centre

Features

Previstar Continual Preparedness System

PLAN MANAGER CEMPlanner is a web-based planning platform designed to bring planners together and facilitate the planning process to create and maintain standards- based and customizable plans based on state and federal standards. • Step-by-step, standards-based planning process • User customizable planning templates • Unlimited creation of functional annex, incident, event and site plans • More manageable and trackable planning process • Automated review and approval workflow • Outputs to MS Word and Excel

MULTI-HAZARD SYSTEM FOR MULTI-AGENCY OPERATIONS Continual Preparedness System (CPS) suite can be used by multiple agencies to coordinate their plans, resources and can assess an incident before, during and after its occurrence. STANDARDS COMPLIANT Our solutions are compliant with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) standards set forth by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, USA. SCALABILITY The system can be used to manage single or multiple incidents simultaneously by numerous authorities FLEXIBILITY The modules are web based and can operate individually or as an integrated

• Resource needs planning and gap reporting • CPG formatted EOP template “out-of-the-box” • Critical data collection for Continuity of Operations (COOP) • Supports Facility Safety Planning

RESOURCE MANAGER The Resource Manager is a web-based resource monitoring solution that delivers resource visibility and tracking capabilities throughout all phases of any type of incident. The system’s automated inventory workflow is based in NIMS/ICS processes and principles. • Resource lifecycle tracking of equipment, materials, supplies, teams, skills and facilities • Built with NIMS typing and allows agency custom resource typing • Identifying inventory needs and shortfalls • Managing requests, mobilizations and deployment • Tracking check-ins and assignments • Calculating usage and consumption costs INCIDENT MANAGER The Incident Manager is a quintessential online command center which provides an operational backbone for situational awareness, decision support, and multi-agency coordination.

solution and have the capability to integrate seamlessly with other systems.

• Comprehensive situational awareness • Integrated NIMS and ICS as well as forms • Multi-jurisdictional incident command • Real-time data sharing • User personalized dashboard for incident overview • Integrated GIS map with auto filled incident status • Mobile compatible

REPORTING The system provides

multiple logs and reports to monitor incidents compre- hensively using precise and relevant information.

Users of Previstar’s Preparedness Systems

Previstar Inc. was formerly called RAMSAFE Technologies, LLC. It was initiated in 1998 at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory with funding from the Department of Justice (Office of Domestic Preparedness) and the Department of Defense (DOD). Researchers transformed the U.S. Army Soldier Biological and Che- mical Command’s bioterrorism knowledge base into a dynamic, easy-to-use software solution designed to help cities and states better prepare to meet the potential threat of biological terrorism. Since its incorporation in 2005, Previstar has been providing software and all neces- sary consulting services primarily to the emergency preparedness and response communities, the armed services, and homeland security industry - for managing the incident lifecycle, including planning for, responding to, and recovering from all hazards incidents and events.

Previstar Inc. • www.previstar.com • Alexandria, Virginia, USA

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