Welcome to the Emergency Management Team for the Fifth District Southern Region of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Our area of responsibility spans three Coast Guard Sectors and encompasses North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. This site provides program information of team’s activities, mission objectives, and organizational layout.  It provides a collection of resources and references for Flotilla, Division, and District level officers for incident and emergency management. When an emergency occurs, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary stands prepared to assist the community and nation as a Ready, Relevant, and Responsive part of Team Coast Guard. We are Semper Paratus.

Emergency Operations Centers

Emergency Operations Centers

Qualified Auxiliarists are available to staff county emergency operations centers freeing up active duty personnel to staff local government facilities.

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Incident Command System Training

Incident Command System Training

Incident Command System training is critical to both routine Auxiliary operations as well as becoming qualified to support Emergency Management roles.

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Contingency Planning

Contingency Planning

Developing integrated Contingency Plans before the crisis is important to identifying where CGAUX resources can be leveraged during the incident.

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Gap Analysis

Gap Analysis

Identifying opportunities where Auxiliarists can augment or backfill active duty personnel is critical for contingency planning and for resource management.

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AMROS

AMROS

Preparing, training, qualifying, and deploying Auxiliarists for Mass Rescue Operations brings the USCG another capability for major incidents.

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Personnel Accountability

Personnel Accountability

Before Auxiliarists can succeed in their mission to support the USCG, the CGAUX must ensure that they are safe and accounted for using tools like EVERBRIDGE.

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Disaster Response Capabilities

Disaster Response Capabilities

Many of the core USCG Auxiliary programs maintain operational response capabilities that are geared towards disaster response. EM assists with activation.

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Preparedness Expertise

Preparedness Expertise

Leveraging members with advanced subject matter expertise such as meteorology and epidemiology greater advances preparedness and response capability.

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Technical Operations

Technical Operations

Modern and secure collaborative tools are required to meet the information needs of leaders and decision makers in a timely manner.

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