Recovery and Continuity Planning

Short-Term Recovery Checklist
  • Assess ongoing medical needs, safety, and well-being of staff.
  • Provide emergency communication and chain of command.
  • Focus on restoring vital utilities and life support systems (e.g., power, water, sanitation, communications).
  • Assess and document damage.
  • Provide for debris removal.
  • Assess evacuation impacts, if applicable.
  • Assess transportation infrastructure.
  • Restart critical business processes.


Long-Term Recovery Checklist
  • Determine staff needs and return-to-work plans.
  • Review disaster loans.
  • Determine new or alternative site plans.
  • Plan to increase business processes from critical to regular productivity.


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