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Be Prepared: Commiting Your Organization to Emergency Readiness

Published: 2018-06-25

Published: 2013

Author: Ellen Hirzy

Every organization needs a plan that takes an all-hazards approach to readiness, which means anticipating a wide spectrum of possibilities — natural disasters like floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes, fire, acts or threats of violence, and outbreaks of serious illness. Developing a plan takes time, and both the process and the plan must be tailored to your organization’s own needs. This article offers some general guidance to help your organization address emergency preparedness.