Office Set-Up

This section deals with issues Emergency Responders will face in establishing and running an office, as they often have to do during an emergency response.

Please take some time to review this short presentation which discusses field office start-up and some of the common challenges one may encounter when setting up facilities in emergency contexts.

Please find the PowerPoint of this presentation for training purposes.


  1. Information to Collect about the Location
  2. Security
  3. People
  4. Equipment
  5. Facilities
  6. Vehicles
  7. Administrative Systems

This is not meant to be a comprehensive discussion of any of these topics.  It is meant to get Emergency Responders started off on the right foot.