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Civil Unrest Response: Community

Follow this guidance when interacting with community leaders and residents during civil unrest incidents:

  • Routinely communicate with local leaders and members of the community.
  • Inform the community of changes to response priorities, and manage community expectations.
  • Monitor social media for information.
  • Identify possible/probable locations for large gatherings.
  • Work with law enforcement, emergency management and all other emergency response agencies to communicate needs and expectations.