Ebola and State Fusion Center

Ebola and State Fusion Center

Audience: Governor

Situation: You are the Critical Infrastructure Protection Officer in your state Department of Homeland Security. The governor has tasked you with drafting an information paper on your state fusion center and it’s capabilities to communication information concerning Ebola

Specified Tasks: In order to complete this task, you must answer the following questions:

Where is your state fusion center located?
Who is responsible for the fusion center?
Which local, state, and federal agencies have representatives at the fusion center?
Who is or will be the lead for Ebola matters in your state?
How will the fusion center share information with other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies?
How will the fusion center share information with EOCs?
Will the fusion center share information with regular citizens? If so, how will this occur?

Please keep in mind that the answers to the questions above may not be found on line. You may need to call your state fusion center to get information.

Links for reference

https://www.oig.dhs.gov/assets/Mgmt/OIG_12-15_Dec11.pdf

https://www.dhs.gov/state-and-major-urban-area-fusion-centers

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012sharingstrategy_1.pdf