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  • More specificity is needed and a greater understanding of community emergency procedures and resources. Greater emphasis on drills and exercises is needed. Response education should address hazardspecific actions appropriate for the communityand emphasize the effectiveness ofpreparations, especially for manmadedisasters. Social networks, such as households,neighborhoods, the workplace, schools, andfaith communities, and the concepts of mutualsupport should be emphasized.
  • Ready America | Ready Business | Ready Kids | En Español Search: Mentoring Initiative A new initiative for small and medium-sized business owners and managers. Ready Business Mentoring Initiative includes the Ready Business Mentoring Guides which are designed to teach business owners and managers about affordable ways to better protect their businesses. In addition, the Ready Campaign collaborated with the Education Disaster Extension Network (EDEN) to create presentation materials to support the Ready Business Mentoring Guides. These materials assist business and community leaders in hosting and delivering business preparedness workshops and training sessions. These sessions and the Ready Business Mentoring Guides outline how businesses can plan to stay in business; talk to employees; and protect assets . Flu Guidance for Businesses New Testimonial Case Studies & Testimonials Being prepared means being ready for any kind of emergency, be it hurricane, utility disruption or manmade disaster. FEMA PVT SECTOR WEBSITE H1N1/Flu H1N1 Preparedness Guide for Small Business Planning for 2009 H1N1 Influenza: A Preparedness Guide for Small Business Updated Guidance for Businesses and Employers for the Fall Flu Season EMERG MGT GUIDE About This Guide This guide provides step-by-step advice on how to create and maintain a comprehensive emergency management program. It can be used by manufacturers, corporate offices, retailers, utilities or any organization where a sizable number of people work or gather. Whether you operate from a high-rise building or an industrial complex; whether you own, rent or lease your property; whether you are a large or small company; the concepts in this guide will apply. To begin, you need not have in-depth knowledge of emergency management. What you need is the authority to create a plan and a commitment from the chief executive officer to make emergency management part of your corporate culture. If you already have a plan, use this guide as a resource to assess and update your plan. The guide is organized as follows: Section 1: 4 Steps in the Planning Process -- how to form a planning team; how to conduct a vulnerability analysis; how to develop a plan; and how to implement the plan. The information can be applied to virtually any type of business or industry. Section 2: Emergency Management Considerations -- how to build such emergency management capabilities as life safety, property protection, communications and community outreach. Section 3: Hazard-Specific Information -- technical information about specific hazards your facility may face. Section 4: Information Sources -- where to turn for additional information. Form the Team Establish Authority Issue a Mission Statement Establish a Schedule and Budget Other Sections Section 1: Step 2 – Analyze Capabilities and Hazards Section 1: Step 3 – Develop the Plan Section 1: Step 4 – Implement the Plan
  • The Safe America Foundation is a non-profit licensed by the state of Georgia. The foundation partners with corporate, governmental, public and private sector organizations, and other nonprofits to improve the safety awareness and preparedness of Americans nationwide. 9/11 Drill Down for Safety—a national campaign to assist businesses and families in practicing recommended guidelines to prepare  for
  • Fpc business prep 7 oct 2 final

    1. 1. October 7, 2010 W Russ Webster FEMA, Region 1 Federal Preparedness Coordinator
    2. 2. <ul><li>Expectations: 61% expected to first responders to be on site w/in 72 hours of a disaster. </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals who reported being prepared, lacked critical plans, supplies, and information about their community. </li></ul><ul><li>Too few people have practiced evacuations or sheltering-in-place, when we know practicing response protocols is critical for effective execution. </li></ul><ul><li>Individual’s connections to their community are prominent in their motivation to prepare, in who they expect to rely on after a disaster, and in volunteering. </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Red Cross Ready Rating </li></ul><ul><li>SafeAmerica Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Ready.gov for Small and Medium Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Free online training: IS-394 - Protecting your Small Business from Disaster </li></ul><ul><li>Networks: InfraGard, NEDRIX, etc… </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Provides a cost-free framework for businesses, organizations, and schools to prepare for emergencies </li></ul><ul><li>Makes readiness measurable and visible </li></ul><ul><li>Supplies information and resources </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizes members for their efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains confidentiality of all assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Renews membership annually </li></ul><ul><li>Provides schools with a Safety Stipend </li></ul>Ready Rating Program
    5. 6. 1 2 3 4 5 STEPS PROGRAM <ul><li>Multi-faceted Preparedness Exercise/Drill </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Crisis Management: Decision-making Under Duress </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Extension Tool </li></ul><ul><li>MERT Drills </li></ul><ul><li>Preparedness Tabletop Exercises {Scaleable, Immersive} </li></ul><ul><li>ARCGNY Team Building Program [Hurricane. Building Explosion} </li></ul><ul><li>Designated Responder Training Suite </li></ul><ul><li>Employee Preparedness Training [Be Red Cross Ready, Pandemic Flu – Are You Prepared?, Workplace Violence Prevention, Psychological Resilience] </li></ul><ul><li>AEDS / First Aid Kits </li></ul><ul><li>Preparedness / Crisis Plan Template Consultation </li></ul><ul><li>MERT Consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Preparedness Audit </li></ul><ul><li>Preparedness Plan Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Ready Rating </li></ul><ul><li>Preparedness Valuation Tool </li></ul>
    6. 7. <ul><li>Business Community Emergency Response Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Community College Preparedness Program (3CP2) </li></ul>
    7. 8. <ul><li>Every Business Should have a Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Canned Continuity Plans for Small Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring Initiative for businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Management Guide for Business & Industry </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ready.gov/business/ </li></ul>
    8. 9. http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is394a.asp
    9. 11. <ul><li>The 2010 “Drill Down for Safety” campaign has a special focus on texting with people encouraged to text 78247 and insert the word “safe” in the body. In turn, participants have demonstrated a preparedness activity, are “registered” and provided preparedness information. </li></ul>
    10. 12. InfraGard-Chapters
    11. 14. <ul><li>Integrating Private Sector is critical </li></ul><ul><li>Small Businesses is our focus: Small businesses are more likely than big business to suffer from disasters </li></ul><ul><li>The Road Ahead: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share Best Practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverage free resources (ready.gov, RC, EMI online, networking, FEMA R1, etc) </li></ul></ul>
    12. 15. For More Information Contact: Robert Pesapane FEMA Region 1 [email_address] 617-956-7587