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Planning Overview

About the Planning and Assessment Unit

The Planning and Assessment Unit facilitates, manages, supports and revises the ongoing enhancement of Indiana’s All-Hazards Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, associated emergency support function annexes, standard operating procedures, checklists and planning support of local and state agency plans. The Planning Unit ensures incorporation of the National Incident Management System and the National Response Framework components, principles and policies to state agency plans. The Unit also oversees and provides technical guidance for all state agency’s continuity of operations plans and continuity of government planning, as well as conducting and analyzing statewide threat and hazard risk assessments which provide the foundation to identify targeted training of emergency management professionals and development of exercises to validate and improve capabilities associated with identified assessment gaps.