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ICH Emergency Response and Shelter Operations

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The Emergency Response and Shelter Operations (ERSO) Committee of the Interagency Council on Homelessness is responsible for developing an annual Winter Plan to ensure adequate shelter availability and services during the hypothermia season.

Additionally, this committee is responsible for monitoring shelter utilization and capacity, establishing shelter safety and quality standards, coordinating special efforts on shelter transformation, coordinating outreach services across the community, and responding to unanticipated problems or emergencies.

Committee meetings will be virtual for 2022.  The Webex details are as follows:

To join the mailing list for updates (including minutes, agenda, handouts and any changes to meeting details), see contact information below. Please be sure to indicate in the subject line of your email: Request to join ICH ERSO Committee listserv.