The ADEM Exercise Section is the central point for Statewide Emergency Management and Homeland Security exercise program management and coordination in the State of Arkansas. The Exercise Section coordinates closely with Federal, State, and Local jurisdictions and agencies to support a self-sustaining and robust exercise program. Exercises represent the apex of emergency preparedness activities and provide for a structured analysis of the state and local emergency management response system. The ADEM Exercise Section uses an all-hazards approach to emergency preparedness exercise implementation and oversight. The State of Arkansas participates in several federal exercise initiatives including the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP).
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Types of Programs
Information regarding exercise requirements for the Emergency Management Performance Grant can be found here.
As a result of the 1979 incident at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant in Pennsylvania, federal guidelines established the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP) for the protection of those who reside or work near nuclear power plants. A partnership between Arkansas Nuclear One, ADEM, ADH, FEMA, and the USNRC provides emergency planning, training, and annual exercises to assess community wide radiological preparedness.