NAVY - OPNAV 3440.17A
(N4) NAVY INSTALLATION EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||1 August 2014|
Scope and Applicability. This instruction establishes the responsibility and authority of Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) to develop, implement, and sustain a comprehensive IEM program at Navy regions and installations worldwide.
a. As the office of primary responsibility, CNIC assumes overall responsibility for the Navy IEM Program which must be capable of effective all-hazards preparedness, response, and recovery, to prepare Navy installations for emergencies, respond appropriately to save lives and protect personnel and property, and restore operations after an emergency.
b. This instruction applies to all Navy regions and installations within the United States (U.S.), its territories, and possessions; overseas in peacetime; during civil support, per references (j) through (l); and war. This instruction is applicable to Navy personnel, to include active and reserve components; Navy civilians; Navy families; Navy and non-Navy tenants on Navy installations; transient military or U.S. Government (USG) personnel; contractor personnel; visitors and guests; host nation personnel; and third country national personnel living, working, and or visiting on Navy installations worldwide.
a. To provide policy and guidance to develop, implement, and maintain an installation emergency management (IEM) program on Navy installations, per reference (a).
b. To provide operational authority, procedures, and assignment of responsibilities for developing, implementing, and sustaining a comprehensive, all-hazard IEM program.
c. This instruction is a complete revision and should be reviewed in its entirety. The following major changes have been incorporated into this revision:
(1) Requirement for tenant commands to report their mission essential functions (MEF) to their host installations in order to be provided the necessary base operating support during an event to continue operations.
(2) Requirement for tenant commands to designate their category (CAT) 1 personnel in writing through the installation's emergency management (EM) program in order to be provided gate access and resources for the continuation of MEFs