Disaster recovery plan is an important aspect in any institution or business entity. Firms require an enough plan to recover from a calamity irrespective of the magnitude. Calamities can also range from natural ones such as earthquakes to human-generated like fires. It is necessary for organizations to plan correctly to counter any effects emanating from disasters. In that regard, this paper emphasizes on the means of advertising disaster recovery plan as well as the community companions to involve for the plan to work.
In advertising disaster recovery, the first element entails awareness. In different words, the community must be conscious of all the risks that can compound them so that they can prepare adequately. For instance, if the society is prone to fires or earthquakes, they ought to be trained on how to deal with the same. As such, the recovery plan comprises of the risks compounding the region and the methods of handling the same. Championing for recovery begins even before the disaster happens so that the people can be prepared. After that, community training is done, whereby the society is educated on how to deal with a calamity during and after it happens (Federal Emergency Management Agency).
The entire community should be involved in the process to prevent confusion when a disaster occurs. Normally, agencies contradict one other in their line of duty. Collaboration between emergency management, law enforcement, public works, the military or national guard, and local utility companies is quite complex. However, these partners are essential in making the recovery plan to work. All the actors in the emergency services organization play a significant role in the safety and health program. Each has a unique role that has to be undertaken to ensure the organization attains its objectives. For instance, individual responders provide the equipment and increase the workforce when an incident happens, supervisors ensure every element is operating smoothly, and the management team, as well as the managers, ensure coordination of tasks in the scenes. As such, all the players contribute to the overall safety and health program. Disaster recovery will, therefore, comprise of all these players as well as the community members not forgetting the government and the interagency partners who are vital if the plan has to work.
Federal Emergency Management Agency. “National Disaster Recovery Framework.” September 2011. 30 July 2017.