How to Include Volunteers Into Your Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Plans

Incorporating Emergency and Disaster Response Volunteers into Preparedness Plans Voluntary organizations are often on the front lines following a disaster; yet mobilizing a substantial surge in volunteer activity can be challenging. The key to success? Planning. The disaster preparedness plan is instrumental in effectively aiding recovery efforts. Disaster relief preparedness involves adequate training, constructive communication, [...]

The Disaster Manager’s Guide to Hazard Vulnerability Analysis

Everything You Need to Know About Hazard Vulnerability Analysis and Risk Assessment The prevalence of natural disasters, in addition to the potential for other civil hazards, has necessitated a common framework for assessing a community’s risk, vulnerability, and preparedness should an incident occur. The Hazard Vulnerability Analysis provides a framework for organizations to better identify [...]

The Importance of Being Prepared Before a Disaster Strikes

Disasters strike in every corner of the world, during every season, and on different scales throughout the year. Nonprofit organizations serve as key players during these disasters, providing aid and resources to those affected. Indeed, hospitals, food banks, human and animal shelters, and other nonprofits are integrated into most response and recovery efforts during emergencies. [...]

By |2019-04-09T15:36:09-05:00October 19th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|1 Comment
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