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Technology Solutions and Training

ORAU offers customized national security exercise and training solutions for emergency response agencies

Emergency response personnel

When it comes to preparing emergency personnel to respond to natural disasters or acts of terrorism, adequate training and an emphasis on the use of technology are essential components of a coordinated relief effort.

ORAU offers the technical knowledge, as well as a proven capability to design, develop and deliver training solutions that provide agencies with a customized approach to their readiness needs.

Some recent examples of our technology solutions and training success stories include:

Man and woman at computerAiding Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Emergency Management in response to local emergencies and national disasters

The Veterans Health Administration Performance Improvement Management System (VHA PIMS) is a web-based system that provides a consistent and efficient approach to plan, develop, evaluate and improve emergency management activities throughout the VHA and enables multi-level participation and collaboration.

Deepwater Horizon accidentIncident management training put
to test in Gulf of Mexico

DOE and ORAU emergency management personnel traveled to the Gulf of Mexico following the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig to assist incident management teams with response planning.

Asset Readiness Management System (ARMS)Asset Readiness Management System (ARMS) helps track emergency response exercises and equipment

ORAU emergency management experts developed ARMS, which tracks scheduled exercises and operations and provides managers comprehensive visibility of their teams’ activities and the department’s assets.

Exercise BuilderORAU creates Exercise Builder to help
plan emergency management exercises

ORAU teamed with subject matter experts from DOE's Emergency Management Issues Special Interest Group to devise a computer-based tool used for designing and developing emergency preparedness drills and exercises.

HSEEP TrainingORAU helps revise Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) training

ORAU and the state of California partnered to revise HSEEP training to integrate the latest technology and a new toolkit to be used for exercise scheduling, design, development, conduct, evaluation and improvement planning.