Emergency planning is mainly relevant to the public sector but business continuity managers need to keep up-to-date with developments in this area. Business continuity plans should always take the local emergency planning situation into account. Listed below are the articles on emergency planning we`ve hosted on our website:
Civil Contingencies Act 2004: A Short Guide
The UK Cabinet Office has published a six-page overview highlighting the main aspects of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.
Dealing With Disaster
The UK Civil Contingencies Secretariat`s framework document for civil contingency planning.
Emergency Management In The 21st Century
Working Paper No. 108 from the University of Colorado at Boulder, by Claire B. Rubin
Examples Of Good Practice In Emergency Planning
UK government showcase.
Guidance For Protective Actions Following A Radiological Terrorist Event
Basic advice from the Health Physics Society.
Holistic Disaster Recovery
This handbook describes ways in which a local community can incorporate various aspects of a sustainable society into all the decisions it must make during the recovery period following a disaster. Produced by the Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center.
Is Business Continuity Relevant To Emergency Planning?
Article by Ian Charters, an independent business continuity planner.
Updated Emergency Preparedness Guide Highlights Key Issues For Handling The Needs Of People With Disabilities
The US National Organization on Disability has revised its emergency management guidance.
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