You have been asked to assist Emerald City in its response to increasing flooding. The National Weather Service (NWS) reports



You have been asked to assist Emerald City in its response to increasing flooding. The National Weather Service (NWS) reports it has been raining heavily for the past 7 days, averaging 1.3 inches of rain each 24-hour period.
The areas of concerns are as follows:
The Rapid River, which runs north and south through Emerald City, is experiencing slow-rise flooding.
The flooding is being aggravated by debris catching on the low bridge downstream from lower Lake Emerald. Located near the bridge is the Lake Emerald Independent Living Complex, which includes a skilled nursing facility.
Residents are being asked to evacuate their homes in anticipation of the rising floodwaters.
It is 1200 hours, and the NWS has just informed the County Emergency Management office that the flooding is expected to crest at 1800 today. It is expected that this flood crest will cause flooding as indicated on the projected floodplain map.
a. Divide the Operations Section into three Divisions, each assigned to a different geographical area to evacuate.
b. Divide the Operations Section into three Groups, each assigned to a different geographical area to evacuate.
c. Divide the Operations Section into seven Task Forces, each assigned to a different geographical area to evacuate.




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