Evacuation Standards for Northern Communities

“.. This document is the Joint Emergency Management Steering Committee (JEMS) Service Level Evacuation Standards manual, also known as the JEMS manual. It was developed in consultation with First Nations (FN) communities and stakeholders involved in supporting First Nation communities who evacuate due to an emergency. The JEMS manual describes the considerations that inform an effective evacuation of, care for and return of First Nation evacuees, including, but not limited to the circumstances, factors, supports, roles, responsibilities, and decision-making, etc., that are all a part of a successful evacuation, hosting and return process. ..”