DODD 6055.17 CE-01
DoD Installation Emergency Management (IEM) Program
|Publication Date:||19 November 2010|
PURPOSE. This Instruction, under the authority of DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (a)):
a. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for developing, implementing, and sustaining IEM programs at DoD installations worldwide for "all hazards" as defined in the glossary.
b. Establishes the goals of the DoD IEM Program as follows:
(1) Prepare DoD installations for emergencies.
(2) Respond appropriately to protect personnel and save lives.
(3) Recover and restore operations after an emergency.
c. Aligns DoD emergency management (EM) activities with the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the National Preparedness Guidelines (NPG), and the National Response Framework (NRF) (References (b), (c), and (d)).
d. Establishes the DoD EM Steering Group (EMSG).
e. Authorizes other publications such as manuals to provide specific information on the DoD IEM Program.
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. All DoD installations worldwide, including Governmentowned, contractor-operated facilities and non-DoD activities operating on DoD installations.
c. All DoD personnel, including Active and Reserve Components, DoD civilians, DoD families, DoD and non-DoD tenants, transient DoD and U.S. Government personnel, and DoD contractors living and/or working on DoD installations worldwide.