National Response Plan


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Na·tion·al Re·sponse Plan

(NRP) (nash'ŏ-năl rē-spons' plan)
The program that organizes mobilization of U.S. federal plans in response to a mass-casualty incident of national significance.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
16, 2015) (setting forth respective federal agency response roles and responsibilities); see also Fed'l Emergency Mg't Agency, National Response Plan (NRP) (2003) (the predecessor to the NRF governing federal operations at the time of Hurricane Katrina).
Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, Secretary General of EAD, said: "With a dedicated Emergency Operations Centre, we have now strengthened our commitment towards contributing to the UAE Crisis and Disaster Management Committee's National Response Plan. By launching our own EOC, we are ensuring that we fulfil our obligation towards protecting the environment, our biodiversity and the wellbeing of the people of Abu Dhabi Emirate."
He added that only 20 % of the USD 519 million allocations for humanitarian aid inside Syria based on the national response plan was paid, and that the OCHA received only 19 % of the USD 1 billion of the humanitarian response plan for Syrian refugees outside Syria.
This edition has updated material on the National Incident Management System, National Response Plan, National Response Framework, and National Fire Protection Association Standard 1600; coverage of the World Trade Center Site litigation and effects on responders; more on post-traumatic stress disorder; expanded and updated material on the history, evolution, and challenges of the Federal Emergency Management Agency; new cases; and new chapters (some by additional authors) on quantifying legal risk, limited English proficient populations, how attorneys can work with emergency management, the role of the local government attorney in the aftermath of a disaster, ethics laws for public employees, and how the aftermath of 9/11 altered the country's views and the subsequent legal consequences.
Like their active duty counterparts, title 10 reservists cannot be called up without the same adherence to the procedure outlined in the National Response Plan (now called the National Response Framework), which determines the type of federal assistance necessary to respond to a governor's request.
He explained that the RMS had representatives on the National Steering Committee, National Technical Committee, and National Treatment Committee for Pandemic Influenza Response, and that the RMS pandemic response plan is part of the national response plan for pandemic influenza in Jordan.
In July 2005, the Department of Homeland Security created three new systems that provide the framework for dealing with catastrophic emergencies: "(1) a national response plan (what needs to be done); (2) a command and management process (how it needs to be done); and (3) a national preparedness goal (how well it should be done)." (19) This blueprint incorporates ways to protect first responders; in one of the most important, a safety officer looks for hazardous conditions and has the authority to stop operations if first responders are at risk?
The emergency plan is part of a broader framework by the National Crisis and Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA), which works on the national response plan for different sectors in the country.
(161) The directive further directs the Secretary to develop and administer a National Incident Management System (NIMS) to "provide a consistent nationwide approach for Federal, State, and local governments to work effectively and efficiently together to prepare for, respond to, and recover from domestic incidents, regardless of cause, size, or complexity" and to develop and administer a National Response Plan to "integrate Federal Government domestic prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery plans into one all-discipline, all-hazards plan." (162)
In Homeland Security Presidential Directive-5, Management of Domestic Incidents, the President directed the development of a National Incident Management System and a National Response Plan to align Federal coordination structures.
The 2006 and 2007 Hurricane Summit participants recommended that the National Response Plan incorporate what into its guidelines to avoid the mistakes made during Hurricane Katrina?
This assistance has been provided to the Gulf Coast under the Department of Homeland Security's National Response Framework (formerly called the National Response Plan).

Full browser ?