The Planning Section collects, evaluates, processes, and disseminates information for use at an incident. When activated, the Planning Division Director manages the Section.

Responsibilities of the Planning Section include:

  • Establishment of a command center complete with needed equipment, communications system, etc.
  • Identification of resources
  • Establishment of educational programs
  • Development of plans for floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, power outages, and winter storms
  • Appointment of an information officer
  • Identify existing state plans and incorporate them into SART plans