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Now Available: Checklist for Communications Technology in Training and Exercises

Posted: Sept. 1, 2022

The checklist was developed directly from emergency communications professionals' experiences.

Get a 2-page Checklist for Communications Technology in Training and Exercises PDF that provides planning and evaluation considerations for statewide interoperability coordinators and other emergency preparedness personnel when incorporating new communications technology into a training or exercise.

Offered by the National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators' Planning, Training and Exercise committee, the checklist, developed directly from emergency communications professionals' experiences, includes:

  • How to build the new technologies into an exercise based on the exercise parameters.
  • What evaluation criteria could be used to assess the technologies.
  • The kinds of partners and stakeholders who should be consulted or involved.
  • Other tips to make the use and evaluation of the technology successful.

As well as this checklist, you can find many other resources for ensuring communications interoperability through training and exercises on CISA's SAFECOM website.

This article is based on content in the
Sept. 1, 2022 InfoGram.

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