Commodity Point of Distribution (C-POD)

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See a video about C-PODA C-POD is a location where life-sustaining commodities are distributed to members of the public following a catastrophic incident. The Regional Logistics Program C-POD initiative includes an Emergency Operations Center Plan containing detailed procedures for establishing and managing local level C-PODs, as well as a Field Operations Guide providing tactical guidance on opening and running a C-POD. This all-hazards plan guides local agency stakeholders through the complex decision-making process that is required when public access to life sustaining commodities is restricted and the local jurisdiction must acquire and distribute these commodities.


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