This is an interactive xcel spread sheet – cahnge the number of people without power and it estimates over time the commodities required. This spread sheet is for pre-event planning.
Identifying people now to be in these positions will allow the mission to be easily accomplished.
The amount of commodities you can distribute drives the quantity you should order – predetermined and well organized and operated PODs allows you to distribute more commodities and serve more survivors.
P oints O f D istribution Don Sullens Chatham Emergency Management Agency
Temporary locations established before basic services are fully restored in an area following a disaster or emergency event where the affected population can pick up life sustaining commodities and other essential supplies. Points of Distribution Are:
Typical Type III Layout Water Ice MRE Tarp TYPE III - DISTRIBUTION POINT Serves 5,000 persons per day 3 loading Points 140 vehicles per hour TENT Toilets Dumpsters Pallets W I M T W I M T W I M T Supply truck Light Set Forklift
POD Equipment Requirements Type III Distribution Point Resources Required Type III Distribution Point Manpower Day Night Type Team Leader Forklift Operator 1 1 2 1 0 Equipment Type Number Forklifts Pallet Jacks Power Light Sets Toilets Tents Dumpsters Traffic Cones 1 1 1 2 1 1 10 Totals 16 3 Two-way radios 0 Labor 14 Loading PT 9 Back-up Loading PT 4 Pallet Jacks Labor 1 Law Enforcement Community Rel. 2 1 0 Grand Total 19 4 Others Local Responsibility 1
Staffing Where will the people come from to staff the PODs?
ORGANIZATION CHART – TYPE II AND III DISTRIBUTION POINT SITE MANAGEMENT Note: For a Type I site add One additional Team Leader For Labor and one for Equipment/Supply Site Manager Law Enforcement Community Rel. Security Labor Team Leader Equipment/Supply Team Leader Loading Points Night Shift Labor Care - Food - Tents - Toilets - Shift Rotation Equipment Supply Truck Mgmt - Truck Movement on site - Paper work Off- loading Supply of Loading Points
Staffing (con’t) Government Agencies Non-Government Organizations Volunteers Civic Groups Neighborhoods Adopt a POD Program