A large status board should be posted in a secured area of the Recovery Center so that the status of the active search teams can be rapidly accessed (See Figure: Sample Search Team Status Board) .
The status board should include:
The status board should be maintained by the Briefing and Debriefing teams. The initial, pre-search information will be provided by the briefing team and the follow-up information should be provided by the debriefing team.
The status board can be drawn on ruled posterboard. The status board should be maintained through out the active search and archived at the Recovery Center shutdown.