disaster-preparedness plan

disaster-preparedness plan

Etymology: L, dis + astrum, favorable stars, praeparare, to prepare
a formal plan of action, usually prepared in written form, for coordinating the response of a hospital staff in the event of a disaster within the hospital or the surrounding community.
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If your disaster-preparedness plan fits on one page, it is not a complete plan.
The European Community Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) provided nearly Euro 1 million for ad hoc disaster-preparedness activities in Central Asia between 1998 and 2002, backed up in April 2003 with a first disaster-preparedness plan for Central Asia worth Euro 3 million.
Just like a family should have a disaster-preparedness plan, so should businesses.
More than one-quarter (28 percent) of those who responded from the commercial real estate industry do not train employees on disaster-preparedness plans.
As our nation's experience with Hurricane Katrina demonstrates, we must have disaster-preparedness plans ready for a range of circumstances.
Although Southern California sits atop the San Andreas and other major seismic faults and Los Angeles is viewed as a likely terrorist target, officials have begun to focus on disaster-preparedness plans in earnest in the wake of the storms that pummeled the Gulf Coast.
That effort included raising the city some 12 feet, building a seawall to protect from future storms, and mapping out detailed disaster-preparedness plans to help curtail future storm damage.
The updated HICS IV-compliance features make it easier for hospitals to improve and execute disaster-preparedness plans that meet the latest in standards and best practices - without hiring or retraining staff.