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  • Essentially we want to help you to help your communities. We want to learn what your needs are and create tools that will make your lives easier during times of emergency.
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    • 1. C ONNECTING FOR A R ESILIENT A MERICA Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) Institute Visit our website at April 15, 2011 Louisiana Technology Council: Homeland Security Forum
    • 2. LA BEOC Goals
      • Pre-disaster Preparedness and Resiliency
      • Facilitate bi-directional communication
      • Estimate economic impacts of the disaster to major economic drivers & CIKR
      • Return business environment to normal
      • Identify in-state and national private sector resources
      • Assist GOHSEP Unified Logistics Element (ULE) in emergency products and services
      • Coordinate voluntary donations
    • 3. Portal Communications
      • LABEOC.ORG :
        • Outgoing Communication:
          • Local, State & Government Declarations, Notifications and Waivers
          • State Needs
          • Economic Impact Results by Parish
        • Incoming Communication:
          • Post-storm Status
          • Readiness to Participate
          • Supply Chain Demands
          • Recovery Needs
          • Economic Impact
    • 4. News Alerts/Situational Awareness
    • 5. Companies Indicate Product/Service Availability
    • 6. View Requested Product Needs
    • 7. Companies Report Operational Status
    • 8. Mission Statement
      • The mission of the Institute is to enhance national resiliency to a full range of potential disasters by conducting research leading to innovative tools, technology and applications that empower the homeland security and emergency management community through education, training, outreach and operational support.
      • The Institute seeks to improve the nation’s resiliency by enhancing our understanding of the interconnections between critical infrastructures that support our private sector supply chains, our communities, and our way of life.
    • 9. Representative Projects
      • Fuel Supply/Demand , supported by U.S. Dept. of Energy and Louisiana Dept. of Natural Resources . The project seeks enhance Energy sector resiliency through mapping critical infrastructure and supply chain interdependencies from the “platform to the pump”.
      • Contribution of LA 1/Study of Port Fourchon , supported by LA 1 Coalition Inc . Joint study with the US Department of Homeland Security to study the impacts of disruptions to the operation of this highway.
      • Best Practices in Private Sector Collaborations with Emergency Management: With NEMA, IAEM, FEMA and the US Chamber of Commerce.
    • 10. C ONNECTING FOR A R ESILIENT A MERICA Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) Institute April 15, 2011 Louisiana Technology Council: Homeland Security Forum