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Emergency Coordinator (EmCo)


An EmCo is a person who, at the request of an individual or a family, will guide / assist the requesting individual / family in handling an emergency situation caused by

  1. Death.
  2. Any unforeseen or unexpected eventuality

 

Responsibilities of EmCo
An EmCo will provide the necessary information and assistance related to Funeral Homes, Priest for the rituals and contacting people etc.
On a need basis or on request from the family members, the EmCo may assist the family members with some of the formalities or mobilize people to support the family.
On request, the EmCo will assist the family during the funeral service.

 

Legal Liabilities of OKA Emergency Preparedness Program
The OKA-EPP and the team members are volunteers without any monitory benefit. OKA-EPP Team and volunteers are not legally responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by the assistance and/or services provided.

Will the EmCo swing into action voluntarily without being asked for help?
No. OKA members will be made aware of the emergency coordinators and their roles through OKA web and other communication channels. The emergency coordinators will act or provide information once help is sought by the family members. In exceptional cases where the family members are in a state of shock or do not know what to do next, the emergency coordinators may offer help.

The information that OKA-EPP / EmCo may provide will be based on the experience of other OKA members and will be just indicative or should be used as guidance.

The family members are free to use Funeral homes or Pundits or any other services of their choice.


TEAMS DETAILS :

GTA East end and surrounding areas
Shivdas PaiShivdas & Sheetal Pai. Tel no. 437-886-5475 press 1
Shivdas Pai & Sheetal Pai from GTA East will be supported by

Ashok Goundalkar
Ashok Goundalkar
Dinesh Shenoy
Dinesh Shenoy
Gurunath Pai
Gurunath Pai
Nagesh and Bina Kamath
 Nagesh & Bina Kamath
 Divakar Shenoy
Divakar Shenoy

 

GTA West end and surrounding areas
Sudhir NayakSudhir Nayak. Tel no. 437-886-5475 press 2
Sudhir Nayak from GTA West will be supported by

Niranjan Kamath
Niranjan Kamath
Shashikanth Nayak
Shashikanth Nayak
Kashinath Nayak
Kashinath Nayak
Jayesh Nayak
Jayesh Nayak