Emergency Management


Emergency Management

Gary Yates
Chief of Operations
2050 Capital Circle NE
Suite D
Tallahassee, FL 32308
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Phone Number (850) 385-4013
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Fax (850) 385-1510
Product Description

DSI Group is the Smart Choice for Emergency Management!

Be Smart-- Mitigate, Prepare, Respond and Recover

Since 2003, Disasters, Strategies & Ideas Group has met the Homeland Security and Emergency
Management needs of state and local agencies with innovative Services; the nation’s most
experienced & credentialed staff; and top quality, high value professional services.


DSI’s professional planning team is uniquely qualified to develop and update all Emergency Management &
Homeland Security-related plans, including:

  • Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans (CEMP)
  • Local Mitigation Strategies (LMS)
  • Debris Management Plans
  • Recovery & Long Term Recovery Plans
  • Emergency Management Operations Plans
  • School Safety Plans
  • Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP)
  • Disaster Housing Plans
  • Disaster Logistics Plans
  • Incident Commander Checklists
  • Agency-Specific Standard Operating Guides (SOG)
  • Mass Casualty Incident Plans
  • Alternate Care Site Plans
  • Mobile Command Vehicle SOGs


DSI’s Training & Exercise Team delivers HSEEP-guided seminars, workshops, exercises and full scale drills that are student-centric, relevant, effective and comprehensive. Offerings include:

  • All Hazards Response & Recovery Training Program
  • Emergency Management Operations
  • Law Enforcement Tactical Operations
  • School Safety (including Active Shooter)
  • Fire/EMS (including HazMat)
  • Health & Medical (Mass Casualty & Medical Surge)
  • Alternate Care Site Deployment
  • Contagious Disease (H1N1 Pandemic, Ebola, others).
  • Public Works & Administrative
  • Disaster Recovery Management
  • Mitigation (Wind & Flood)
  • Continuity of Operations


DSI’s Recovery Division is in the top tier nationally of professional recovery consulting groups. Our focus is on obtaining maximum recovery funding for the grantee and sub-grantee; high quality work product; measurable performance; low administrative costs; maximum use of disaster Direct Administrative Cost funding; and expedited close-out of projects. Our Recovery Solutions include:

  • Highly Experienced Public Assistance & Individual Assistance Professionals
  • Assessment of applicant/sub-applicant capabilities
  • Basic & Advanced Public Assistance Training
  • Model Recovery Manuals, Plans and Techniques
  • Documentation Kit
  • Damage Assessments (Initial & Joint)
  • Emergency Operations Center & Joint Field Office Staffing
  • Capturing & Submitting Administrative Cost Claims (Sub-applicant & applicant)
  • Project development & tracking (advocacy for maximum funding)
  • Coordination of Mitigation Projects (404 & 406)
  • Innovative Recovery “Call Center” for immediate support
  • Special considerations consulting (environmental, historical, debris, etc.)
  • Project appeals pursuit and management
  • De-obligation defense support—Audit tips and Strategies
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