1. Introduction
  2. Type of Exercise
  3. Phase of the disaster response
  4. Purpose
  5. Scope
  6. General objectives
  7. Exercise description
  8. Injects
  9. Resources
  10. General considerations
  11. Key references/documents
  12. Annexes

  1. Introduction
  2. Type of Exercise
  3. Phase of the disaster response
  4. Purpose
  5. Scope
  6. General objectives
  7. Exercise description
  8. Injects
  9. Resources
  10. General considerations
  11. Key references/documents
  12. Annexes

  1. Introduction
  2. Type of Exercise
  3. Phase of the disaster response
  4. Purpose
  5. Scope
  6. General objectives
  7. Exercise description
  8. Injects
  9. Resources
  10. General considerations
  11. Key references/documents
  12. Annexes

  1. Introduction
  2. Type of Exercise
  3. Phase of the disaster response
  4. Purpose
  5. Scope
  6. General objectives
  7. Exercise description
  8. Injects
  9. Resources
  10. General considerations
  11. Key references/documents
  12. Annexes

  1. Introduction
  2. Type of Exercise
  3. Phase of the disaster response
  4. Purpose
  5. Scope
  6. General objectives
  7. Exercise description
  8. Injects
  9. Resources
  10. General considerations
  11. Key references/documents
  12. Annexes

  1. Introduction
  2. Type of Exercise
  3. Phase of the disaster response
  4. Purpose
  5. Scope
  6. General objectives
  7. Exercise description
  8. Injects
  9. Resources
  10. General considerations
  11. Key references/documents
  12. Annexes

  1. Introduction
  2. Type of Exercise
  3. Phase of the disaster response
  4. Purpose
  5. Scope
  6. General objectives
  7. Exercise description
  8. Injects
  9. Resources
  10. Key references/documents
  11. Annexes

  1. Introduction
  2. Type of Exercise
  3. Phase of the disaster response
  4. Purpose
  5. Scope
  6. General objectives
  7. Exercise description
  8. Injects
  9. Resources
  10. Key references/documents
  11. Annexes
1

Title

Arriving and setting up


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Type of Exercise

Functional exercise


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Phase of the disaster response

Arrival and set up


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Purpose

The purpose of this exercise is to allow EMT members to become familiar with the main activities to be accomplished in the initial phase of the deployment, on arrival in the affected country/area. All EMT members should be aware of the network and registration procedures involved on this first phase of deployment and work collaboratively to build up a suitable facility to deliver EMT services.


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Scope

This exercise simulates the arrival and set up of the EMT in Montyland. On arrival participants will need to meet relevant authorities and organizations managing the response to the earthquake (OSOCC, EMTCC), obtain important information, and get registered to work as an EMT in the country. Once registered, accepted to deliver their services and assigned to a specific location, the EMT members will move to their allocated site and set up the EMT facility, getting familiar with their field hospital equipment.


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General objectives

  • To be aware of the communication and registration procedures on arrival in the disaster area
  • To build up the field hospital in the target area
  • To get familiar with the field equipment and logistics

See the complete table with learning objectives in the annex « Exercise 2 - Learning Objectives ».


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Exercise description

Approximate time required Task Instructions for delivery
5 min Exercise briefing Delivered out of role. The training manager will explain the scope of the exercise to participants, disclosing only the information needed for them to understand the scenario and get immersed in the role. The trainer will also ask participants to follow the rules that will be given during the exercise.

Simulated setting: The team has just arrived at the airport in Snow city, Montyland
20 min EMT goes to Reception & Departure Centre (RDC) On arrival to Montyland, all the team members will be directed to the OSOCC RDC office to get extra information about the situation in the field.

Add inject 1: The OSOCC RDC officer will receive team members and share with them the last updates on the situation after the earthquake
15 min EMT meeting with the EMTCC The team will be directed to the EMTCC office to complete their registration and receive more information.

Add inject 2: The EMTCC spokesperson will give team members more details about the EMT services needed
10 min Call with Hiking Hospital director Following the EMTCC meeting the team should contact the Hiking Hospital director, if they don’t do it the Hospital director will call the team leader.

Add inject 3: The Hiking hospital director and the team leader will discuss about the current needs for support, available resources and collaboration with the EMT
3 - 6 h Hospital set up Trainers will direct EMT members to the location where they have to set up the hospital.

EMT members will set up the field hospital normally used for deployments and get it functional as soon as possible
40 min Familiarization with field equipment Once the hospital is set up the trainers will ask team members to gather and go through the facility together to familiarise with the main field equipment and logistics. One or several team members (according to their expertise) should be appointed to show their colleagues the basics of:

  • Facility areas and patient flow
  • Power
  • Water and sanitation
  • Communication
  • Waste management
  • Security within the facility
  • Special considerations for the medical equipment (e.g. cold chain, oxygen devices, etc)
30 min Exercise Debriefing Delivered out of role. Refer to the annex « Exercise Debriefing »
Total time (approx.): 5 - 8 h depending on the size of the hospital and the experience of the team
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Injects

Inject number When? To whom? Inject summary
1 On arrival in the field To the whole team Meeting with the RDC officer
2 After the meeting with RDC To the whole team Meeting with the EMTCC spokesperson
3 After the visit to the EMTCC To the team leader, via phone Call with Hiking Hospital director

See the detailed description of the injects in the annex « Exercise 2 - Injects ».


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Resources

Human resources

  • 3 trainers (one of them will be the training manager)
  • 2 facilitators (they will take the roles of RDC officer, Hiking Hospital Director, EMTCC spokesperson and EMT HQ Officer)

Materials

  • Blank paper and pens
  • Field hospital with full equipment as for deployment purposes
  • OSOCC-RDC banner
  • Wall map with disaster information
  • Cell phones

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General considerations

Before starting the exercise make sure:

Trainers and facilitators have carefully read the exercise objectives and description

There is a dedicated room/space to simulate the RDC office and EMTCC office

There is an appropriate space for the team to set up the field hospital

All the needed materials (see Resources section) are available There is some extra logistics support to help the team while setting- up, if needed (this is especially important if the training team wants to make participants to build up a complex facility with full capacities, or the team is not very experienced)

Optional: you can ask participants to bring their passports and photocopied professional diplomas (of the medical staff) to the training. Those can be used during the simulation at the EMTCC office


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Key references/Supporting documents


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Annexes

  1. Exercise 2 - Learning objectives
  2. Exercise 2 - Injects
  3. Exercise 2 - EMT Registration Form
  4. Exercise 2 - Exercise debriefing
  5. Exercise 2 - Maps
    - Montyland - Map
    - ECHO Daily Map - Montyland Earthquake
    - Montyland - Shake Map
    - WFP - Montyland Earthquake

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