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close this bookCommunity Emergency Planning Guide - Australian Emergency Manual (Natural Disaster Organization, 78 p.)
close this folderCHAPTER ONE - WHY PLAN?
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1.07 There is a proven process for preparation of emergency plans. The key to emergency management is the planning process, from which all related programs, strategies and arrangements should flow.

Record of Commitment

1.08 The planning process enables agreements to be reached between people and organisations to meet their communities’ needs during emergencies. The plan becomes a record of the commitments made to perform certain actions, provide resources, etc.

1.09 Chapter Two presents and overview of the emergency planning process and the remaining chapters of this Guide present and discuss each step of this process.