—the Emergency Management Assistance Compact—is a congressionally ratified interstate mutual aid agreement that makes resource sharing among member states efficient and effective.
EMAC's mission is to facilitate the efficient and effective sharing of resources between member states during time of emergency or disaster.
Welcome to EMAC’s page on Google+! EMAC is an acronym for the E
ompact, a nationally adopted mutual aid agreement that facilitates the sharing of mutual aid resources across state lines during times of emergency and disaster. The Compact provides form and structure to interstate mutual aid and resolves upfront two key issues: liability and reimbursement. EMAC is administered by The N
ssociation (NEMA). EMAC’s official web site is found at www.emacweb.org
. NEMA’s official web site is found at www.nemaweb.org
The purpose of the EMAC Google+ page is to provide more immediate information about current EMAC events and exercises than other means may allow as well as to share pertinent news about NEMA and its members.
We appreciate your comments, questions, and concerns posted on the EMAC Google+ page, and we will make every attempt to respond in a timely fashion, as needed. Remember that the EMAC Google+ page is a moderated channel, and all comments and photographs are reviewed for appropriate content. Posts and photos that are advertisements and endorsements of any products in efforts to sell such products will be removed from the page. We will not tolerate crude or vulgar language, spam postings, personal attacks, and rude comments.
We want emergency management professionals and volunteer organizations to post to our page. However, this is not the appropriate forum for solicitations of donations or other items. NEMA reserves the right to determine appropriateness of content on this page and to remove posts deemed unacceptable. Keep in mind that Google+’s privacy policies apply to this EMAC Google+ page; should you post personal information, you do so at your own risk. NEMA is not responsible for liable for losses or damages resulting from any posts you may make on this EMAC page.
Photographs are accepted and welcomed on the EMAC page as long as they relate directly to an emergency management–related issue or situation, a description of each photograph is provided by the individual posting the photo, and those posting understand that photos may be removed should they be considered inappropriate content.
Also, individuals posting photos should understand that any photos posted on this EMAC page may be used by NEMA in presentation, training, and any other printed or electronic media. Although we will fully attempt to credit individuals for any photos used, this may not be possible in every circumstance. Thus, should an individual post a photo on the EMAC page, that individual grants NEMA permission to use the photo in said materials.