An Introduction to Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Explore the emergency planning process and learn how to develop emergency plans and preparedness frameworks. When preparing a community for an incident, creating plans for identified risks and implementing mitigation measures is key. Responding to a fire is different to responding to a flood. Different actions and different resources are needed for each of these scenarios.

Course syllabus:

  1. Introduction to emergency planning and preparedness terminology

  2. How to identify effective emergency planning and preparedness

  3. The relationship between the type of emergency and the plan

  4. The emergency planning cycle

  5. How to prepare an emergency plan