Emergency contingency Planning

Plan, Implementation, Audit

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Planning

Prepare your organization to respond well in an emergency

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Implementation

Putting the plan into action

Auditing

Detailed assessment of the plans and implementation, making changes as necessary

Why do you need an Emergency Plan?

Contingency planning aims to prepare your organization to respond well to an emergency and its potential humanitarian impact. Developing a contingency plan involves making decisions in advance about the management of human and financial resources, coordination and communications procedures, and being aware of a range of logistical and technical responses.

Such planning is a management tool, which involving all sectors. That in return can help ensure timely and effective provision of humanitarian aid to those most in need when a disaster occurs. Effective contingency planning should lead to timely and effective disaster-relief operations.

Time spent in contingency planning equals time saved when a disaster occurs.

Management Plans

Fire

Design, manage, plan and co-ordinate appropriate fire safety procedures to reduce the risks of a fire and to ensure the safety of building occupants

Disaster

Identify, protect, and reconstruct an organization’s vital and historical records. Establishes procedures for the immediate resumption of business operations in the event of a disaster.

Evacuation

Risk management strategy that may be used to mitigate the effects of an emergency on a community. It involves the movement of people to a safer location and their return.