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Disaster Planning phase 4: Recovery

on June 24, 2020 By | Sloane Dell'Orto | 0 Comments | Disaster planning
Recovery is defined as the actions taken to return the community to normal following a disaster. Repairing, replacing, or rebuilding property are examples of recovery.
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Introduction to Disaster Planning

on June 24, 2020 By | Sloane Dell'Orto | 0 Comments | Disaster planning
The need for special districts to plan for unforeseen events has become more obvious than ever before. Whether it’s a threat from a pandemic that forces people to work from home, a catastrophic fire that wipes out entire towns, or the possibility of riots and looting that may affect your ability to operate, special districts need to be ready to face the unknown.
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Disaster Planning phase 3: Response

on June 23, 2020 By | Sloane Dell'Orto | 0 Comments | Disaster planning
Response is defined as the actions taken to save lives and prevent further damage in a disaster or emergency situation. Response is putting preparedness plans into action. Response activities may include damage assessment, search and rescue, fire fighting and sheltering victims.
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Disaster Planning phase 2: Preparedness

on June 22, 2020 By | Sloane Dell'Orto | 0 Comments | Disaster planning
Preparedness takes the form of plans or procedures designed to save lives and to minimize damage when an emergency occurs. This is a continuous cycle of planning, organizing, training, equipping, exercising, evaluation and improvement activities to ensure effective coordination and the enhancement of capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate the effects of natural disasters, acts of terrorism and other man-made disasters. These activities ensure that when a disaster strikes, emergency managers will be able to provide the best response possible.
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Disaster Planning phase 1: Mitigation

on June 19, 2020 By | Sloane Dell'Orto | 0 Comments | Disaster planning
In this post we’ll go over the basics of the mitigation phase and share resources to help you perform a Risk Assessment for your district. This may sound like a big complicated topic, but we're going to walk you through it step by step. We even have a template you can use to complete phase 1.
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