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Evacuation Planning Guides

Both the Public Assembly and Sports Leagues Subsectors realized a need for an evacuation guide that would assist stadium owners and operators with preparing an evacuation plan, and determining when and how to evacuate, shelter in place, or relocate stadium spectators and participants. As a result, two guides were developed: 1) the Evacuation Planning Guide for Stadiums and 2) the Mass Evacuation Planning Guide for Major Events: NASCAR Pilot.

The Evacuation Planning Guide for Stadiums includes a template that can be used to create a plan that will incorporate the unique policies and procedures of State and local governments, surrounding communities, and specific stadium characteristics.

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