Providing Assistance in Emergencies

Informational Memo

Published: December 15, 2019

Providing Assistance in Emergencies
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Learn about providing and receiving disaster assistance, including applicable statutes, how the LMCIT coverage applies in emergency situations and when city emergency personnel voluntarily provide first aid or other assistance at an emergency scene while they are not on duty, and other potential problems cities need to be aware of. Discusses mutual aid and use of emergency volunteers.

Use this model document with the discussion in “Providing Assistance in Emergencies”: