2022 Governor's EPPI

The 2022 Governor's Emergency Planning and Preparedness Initiative (EPPI) will be held for both state agencies and municipalities on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. The 2022 EPPI will focus on hurricane preparedness and will be a joint initiative of the National Hurricane Center (NHC), in coordination with the National Weather Service (NWS), the Northeast River Forecast Center, and the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Additional information and resources are provided below.

2022 EPPI - State Agencies, Municipalities, and Tribal Nations

The 2022 Governor's EPPI exercise for State Agencies, municipalities, and tribal nations will be held as a virtual tabletop exercise on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. An evening delivery of the exercise will also be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm for any local or tribal stakeholders unable to participate during the daytime delivery. A dedicated link to the exercise will be made available to participants on Monday, May 2, 2022.  



About the Governor's EPPI

Since 2012, The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP), Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS) has conducted an annual statewide exercise in order to prepare the state and its one-hundred and sixty-nine municipalities and two tribal nations for natural and man made disasters. Yearly, DEMHS develops a disaster scenario that is used by state agencies and local/tribal governments to exercise their emergency plans including the State Response Framework, Regional Emergency Support Plans and Local Emergency Operations Plans. Local, tribal, State and private-non profit stakeholders may be requested to participate in this yearly exercise in order prepare Connecticut for a variety of hazard situations.

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