Civil Defense Operational and Survival Plan of the City of St. Paul, 1962

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I. General
A. It is the responsibllity of the shelter manger to keep the shelterees
informed and engaged ln on-going training activlties to insure their
adjustment to shelter living, and to prepare them for the postshelter
B. Adequate firnctioni-rg ard management depends, to a great extent, on an
informed shelter popuLation with relatively high rrorale, and a wiJ"Lingness
to cooperate.
C, Extensive info:mration, education and recreational prograrna $haLl be used
to provide support to management in:
f. i*laintaining t.tire system on an organized basis.
2. Maintaining a Iivable envirofinent.
3. lvlaintaining, and if possible, restorlng heal"th.
h. Insuring adherence to ruLes and regulations.
5. Maintaining proper morale, attitudes and relati-onships.
6. Keeping shelterees informed.
7. Preparing shelterees for the poetshelter period.
II. fnformation and Education Activities
A. SheLter managernent is responsible:
1. For keeping the shelterees informed abor."t the situaticn withjn the
shelter, and where aivisable and to the extent inforn:atlon j.s available,
about the loca1, State and nati-onaI situ-ation.
2. For providing education applicable to survj-val and operations within
the shelter anC to the postattack envi:.onnent.
B. Teachlng and otirer specialiaed skil-Is possessed b.v bhe shelterees should
be util-ized.
C. In smal.I shelters informatiron and education activities can be condueted for the entire shelter population at one time, Where the physical
featuree of the shelter or the number of people involved lnake this a numl:er of concurrent classes nq4 be scheiill_ed.
D, Group discussions a.nd other inforrnaticn activities shouici include the
1. The attack situation and its known effects.

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