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.
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.