Info you need to know
When things go wrong, they rarely go a "little" wrong.
In an emergency situation, there's no time for you to go trying to look up information that really should be prepared and ready to go. Here are some of the main ideas and best tips that we have gleaned over several years. Most can be downloaded (the little green mark) and saved to a thumb drive.
PIO and Emergrency Work
What you should be doing in a crisis
FEMA's PIO Visuals
Info from FEMA's own Advanced PIO course. This is a large powerpoint with LOTS of great information!
Talking about ARES
A quick presentation about what hams do in emergencies. Can be used with both amateur and non-amateur groups.
The PIO NIMS and JIC
More from the Advanced PIO course
What to have on hand when it all goes wrong
Helps for the PIO working in crisis
This is a one-page summary of your activities. Fill it out and give it to media representatives. Especially helpful for volunteers who are not PIOs. Make sure your communications volunteers have ths sheet.