Important Documents and Resources
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  1. Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)

    Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)...Helps You Find Emergency Procedures Quickly
  2. VIDEO: Liquefied Natural Gas Safety and Emergency Response

  3. VIDEO: Responding to Highway Incidents Involving Commercial Explosives

  4. FREE ERG 2016 Apps are Available. Click here for more information

  5. USCG Incident Management Handbook
    Sections on command, rescue, terrorism, fire, hazardous substance releases, glossary, and standard forms/checklists.
  6. U.S. National Reponses Team (NRT)
    16 Federal agencies concerned with emergency response to pollution incidents (oil and hazmat).
  7. National Incident Management System (NIMS)
    Large PDF includes Incident Command System (ICS)
  8. FBI Hazardous Materials Response Unit (HMRU)
    The capability to safely and effectively respond to criminal acts and incidents involving the use of hazardous materials.
  9. National Coordinating Center (NCC) for Telecommunications
    Unique joint government/industry structure and all-hazard emergency response capabilities to coordinate the initiation, restoration, and reconstitution of U.S. national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications services nationally and internationally.
  10. Joint Information Center Model (PDF)
    PDF on collaborative communications during emergency response.