Disaster Combo Workshop

This one-day workshop is designed to provide participants with a very practical understanding of Disaster Preparedness. It aims to provide an overview of what is involved in disaster preparedness, response and recovery.

Following this workshop, participants will be able to write an effective Disaster Preparedness Plan for their collection.

The first part of the day covers the components of a Disaster Preparedness Plan, and how to prepare the information required for an active and useful plan.

During the second part of the day, participants work through a practical Disaster Response scenario, based on a water impact on a mixed collection.

Areas covered include:

  • Policies
  • Risk assessment
  • Significance assessment
  • Reducing risk and prioritising actions
  • Response and recovery plans
  • Salvage procedures
  • Resources
  • Practical disaster response
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