Flagler County Assist REACT Activity Report 2003.
Activities and Operations performed by Team

ABOUT FLAGLER COUNTY ASSIST REACT
We are a 501.3(c) non profit organization. Our mission is to provide assistance to Flagler County with Volunteer support. We provide communications and logistic support during emergencies as well as in public service. REACT stands for Radio Emergency Associated Communications Team.

2003 TEAM ACTIVITY
The following is a listing of all events and operations conducted by Flagler County Assist REACT.

PUBLIC SERVICE EVENTS
The following are events worked by the Team that assist a charitable organization or provide assistance to the public.

Date Event Assisting
2/22/03 Walk for the Animals Humane Society
7/4/03 Fourth of July Parade Flagler Beach PD/FC Chamber
7/4/03 Fourth of July Fireworks Flagler Beach PD
9/20/03 MS 150 Bike-a-thon FCSO
9/21/03 MS 150 Bike-a-thon FCSO
12/13/03 Christmas Parade Flagler Beach PD/Rotary Club

TRAINING EVENTS
The following are training sessions held to help prepare the Team.

Date Event Purpose
Weekly (50 nets) Radio Drill Training Session
Monthly (12 meetings) Monthly Meeting Meeting & Training Session
2/9/03 LZ Training Assist FCES FireFlight
     
2/14/03 Surprise drill Assist FCES
2/15/03 LZ Training Assist FCES FireFlight
2/19/03 Tornado Drill Assist FCES

SKYWARN OPERATIONS
The following are operations that support storm spotters. Storm Spotters report severe conditions so warnings may be issued faster. These operations support the National Weather Service and Flagler County Emergency Services

Date Event Assisting
3/9/03 Skywarn Net Activation NWS
4/25/03 Skywarn Net Activation NWS
7/18/03 Skywarn Net Activation NWS
10/7/03 Skywarn Net Activation NWS

SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS
Flagler County Assist REACT provides communications for the Flagler County SAR Team and is also called upon to assist with searched for lost people etc.

Date Event Assisting
1/27/03 Missing Woman in Woodlands FCSO
5/10/03 Activated for Search FCSO (called off)

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER AND OTHER SUPPORT
Non-Emergency Support – REACT volunteers assist in day to day operations as well as special projects:

Date Event Assisting
1/31/03 Special Project Moving Comwarn FCES
1/31/03 Special Project Moving Comwarn FCES
2/1/03 Home Show and Service Fair FCES
2/2/03 Home Show and Service Fair FCES
5/13/03 Special Project SOU 1 FCES

EMERGENCY SUPPORT
The following are events when the Team provided personnel for the EOC during emergencies, or when members were called upon during an emergency or assistance call.

Date Event Notes
5/31/03 Brush Fire Assisted in EOC and standby
7/25/03 FEC Derailment Assisted in EOC

TOTAL EVENTS AND TRAINING = 86 (2002 was 80)
2003 Membership – 24 (2002 was 23)
Total Volunteer Hours – 746.39 hours (2002 was 663.5 hours)

NEW VOLUNTEERS ALWAYS NEEDED!
We are always looking for more volunteers to help us help others. As stated before REACT is a volunteer organization, Our members pay dues and also purchase their own radio equipment. Usually a new member can get on the air for under $250.00. For more information visit our website at www.react4800.org. Our meetings are the First Sunday of each month at the Emergency Operations Center in Bunnell at 7:00 P.M.