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Regional Shelter Planning

This initiative includes the development of a regional shelter plan template, the use of this template to develop regional shelter plans and the initial implementation over a two year period. The plan templates are complete and can be downloaded here. Medical guides listing pharmaceutical and other medical resources are also included. Additional initiative partners include the American Red Cross, the Medical Reserve Corps, the Western Massachusetts Disaster Animal Response Teams, Community Emergency Response Teams, local emergency management directors, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, local police chiefs, local fire chiefs, regional public health coalitions and other municipal representatives. This project is ongoing.