Workshop helps citizens understand incident command system

This fall, the council sponsored a series of community workshops to teach citizens how an oil spill response is organized and managed. The workshops in Homer, Whittier and Seward examined the power and decision making structure used during an emergency, and the role of federal, state, and local responders, and the role of the communities in the system. The goal was to help communities understand how to be more effective in representing themselves during an incident and understand more about how a spill would be handled. … Continue reading