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Preparing ahead of time
There are many things you can do that will increase the odds of your business surviving a disaster. Some of these require little time or money, others can be done as resources permit.
Know Your Hazards
What to do during and immediately after the event
Each disaster will require a different response. The planning you do will help you to sort out what needs to happen. Even if you haven’t been able to plan, we’ve included information that will help you know what you need to do in the first two minutes, two hours, two days and two weeks following a disaster. Some of these tips relate specifically to a catastrophic Cascadia earthquake. Most apply to a range of disasters.
First 2 Minutes
First 2 Hours
How to recover
There are many variables that will affect the recovery of your business. A recovery guide based on the experience of businesses after a disaster will help answer the question “What should I do now?”
The Public/Private Partnership (P3) Program Managers of Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, and Washington, in partnership with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), G&H International, Inc. and the private sector, have developed the Private Sector Preparedness Response and Recovery (PSPR2) Seminar Series.
The first series, entitled “Mass Casualty Impact and Recovery”, will examine how businesses can better prepare, respond and recover from active shooter and other mass casualty events. Each 90-minute seminar will include subject matter experts from business and the government sharing critical infrastructure best practices, valuable lessons, and planning resources and tools to assist with mass casualty impact and recovery.
This series is designed for companies and organizations interested in enhancing their knowledge and understanding of the impact and recovery of a mass casualty event. The audience is any business and partner interested in learning more. The series is open globally.
Seminars are not cumulative and may be taken individually. Each seminar counts toward continuing education with CEU credits.
They will run through November 16, 2023.
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