This document provides notification, damage assessment, and disaster declaration procedures that integrate with your business continuity and crisis management plans. The template includes the following sections:
- Contact information
- Authority to declare a disaster and invoke BCP
- Event detection and notification procedure
- Damage assessment and disaster declaration procedure
- Ongoing communication during the disaster
These procedures will help to coordinate and streamline the actions of individuals immediately following a disaster event, and with practice, will ultimately lead to a better disaster response.