Preparedness Measures’ Implementation in Crisis Management

  • Melissa PinkeEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_2908-1

Synonyms

Definition

Useful ways to plan for respond to and recover from potential or actual disasters.

Introduction

With the many regulations and directives currently in place, it is easy to see how emergency management can become a complicated process, driven by the need to create written plans to meet requirements. In the process of meeting requirements, it is essential the practical aspects of emergency management are not overlooked. Once the bird’s-eye view of emergency planning has been done, it is time to get into the weeds so to speak and determine how emergency planning will play out during a real event. This paper will look at some of the practical aspects to consider regarding emergency management.

Why Is Emergency Planning Needed?

The first determination that must be made is why emergency planning is being done in the first place. If meeting a requirement is the main reason, then think again. Emergency planning just to meet a...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jacksonville State UniversityJacksonvilleUSA