1. Mutual Aid Agreement Webinar:On Thursday, September 17th at 1 p.m.
- Eastern, Missouri's State Mutual Aid Coordinator will host a presentation on Missouri's mutual aid system and its continuity efforts during the Joplin, Missouri tornado in 2011Every fire department will at some time require mutual aid assistance, even well-funded departments or departments in large cities. Having good communication, expectations, and crafting a good written mutual aid agreement with neighboring departments is essential to ensure everyone's needs are being met and no one is being taken advantage of. This webinar is part of the Resilience Development Webinar Series sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP) and is hosted by IP's Emergency Services Section. Interested people should register for this event. http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/programs/resources/mutual-aid.php