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ID
9-508-1191
Name
Donations Coordination Task Force
Status
Published
Updated
11/15/2019 5:36:56 PM
Released
11/07/2017
Description
The Donations Coordination Task Force works with government agencies, Nongovernmental Organizations (NGO), and the private sector to assess and coordinate the collection, warehousing, and distribution of donated funds, goods, and services. This team also coordinates with the Distribution of Emergency Supplies Task Force to integrate donated goods into the emergency supplies distribution process, and determine whether donations can supplement the Points of Distribution (POD) operations.
Resource Category
Mass Care Services
Primary Core Capability
Mass Care Services
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Task Force
Overall Function
The Donations Coordination Task Force: 1. Coordinates the management and the flow of donated funds, goods, and services—solicited and unsolicited—during an operation’s response and recovery phases 2. Advises and coordinates the collection, distribution, and warehousing of donated goods 3. Coordinates with the Logistics Section, the Distribution of Emergency Supplies (DES) Task Force, and the Donated Goods Warehouse Management Team to support distribution and donations operations 4. Matches donated goods with recipients and distribution sites 5. Coordinates with NGO staff and Volunteer Reception Centers to enroll volunteers 6. Helps the Public Information Officer (PIO) develop press releases, Public Service Announcements (PSA), and website updates 7. Coordinates with donations call centers to support donations operations
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this task force, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment 2. Requestor provides work space, transportation/vehicles, communication capability, equipment, and supplies, unless the provider can obtain these locally
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 17
Type 25
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 1 Donations Coordination Task Force Leader
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 2 – NIMS Type 1 Donations Specialist
Type 21 – NIMS Type 1 Donations Call Center Supervisor 1 – NIMS Type 1 Volunteer Agency Liaison 2 – NIMS Type 1 Donations Specialist
Electronics and Communications Equipment Per Team MemberConsider alternate forms of communication, such as satellite phones, based on the mission assignment and task force needs.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21 – Cellular phone 1 – Laptop computer with donations software
Electronics Equipment Per TeamNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1 – GPS unit
Type 21 – GPS unit
Operations Per TeamNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Multiple warehouses with multiple collection and distribution operations
Type 21 – Warehouse with multiple collection and distribution operations
648
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Distribution of Emergency Supplies Task Force
FEMA, NIMS 509: Distribution of Emergency Supplies Task Force Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Distribution of Emergency Supplies Team Leader
FEMA, NIMS 508: Donated Goods Warehouse Management Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Donated Goods Warehouse Management Team Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Donations Call Center Supervisor
FEMA, NIMS 509: Donations Coordination Task Force Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Donations Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 508: Drive-Through Point of Distribution Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Mass Care Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 508: Mobile Distribution Team
FEMA, NIMS 508: Pedestrian Point of Distribution Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Public Information Officer
FEMA, NIMS 509: State Mass Care Coordinator
FEMA, NIMS 509: Volunteer Agency Liaison
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, Recovery Policy RP9525.2, Donated Resources, February 2014