Crisis Communications Team Exercise EOC

08 May: Preparedness Starts with Practice, Eight Steps to Exercise Design

Preparedness Starts with Practice, Eight Steps to Exercise Design A major component of preparedness is practice. Trouble is, training is time-consuming and can be expensive. Many people either fail to practice at all, or they fail to design an effective training exercise. If you’re using the building block approach to training, you’ll know that there…

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01 May: Five Stages of Crisis and Emergency Risk Communications – Checklist

Welcome to May, otherwise known in 2020 as Jumanji level 5. As we head into the month six of the pandemic, I’m wondering where you’re at in terms of settling into the ‘new normal’ and what steps you’re taking to prepare for what’s to come. The standard Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Lifecycle consists of five…

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20 Apr: Covid-19 Ready, How to Lead Your Organization Through a Pandemic Crisis

Covid-19 Ready, How to Lead Your Organization Through a Pandemic Crisis The spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, has left organizations around the world scrambling to protect their businesses and the welfare of their employees. We have seen an uptick in organizations, not associated with the healthcare industry, trying to understand what their roles and…

Intersectional Communications

27 Jan: Diversity In Emergency & Crisis Communications

Diversity In Emergency & Crisis Communications Using different lenses for planning and response Preparedness in responding to a crisis is the duty of all organizations, across all sectors. Having the ability to immediately respond effectively and efficiently can make the difference between life and death and, reduce the time and severity of a crisis, as…