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close this bookDisaster Preparedness - Trainer's Guide - 1st Edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 57 p.)
View the document5. Question on activities already undertaken
View the document6. Vulnerability assessments
View the document7. Categories of information
View the document8. Objectives of assessing vulnerability
View the document9. Requirements of a plan
View the document10. Typical structure of a disaster plan
View the document11. Types of disaster
View the document12. The planners
View the document13. Question on entities involved in planning
View the document14. Status of the plan
View the document15. Statement on institutional framework
View the document16. Question on designating a focal point
View the document17. National disaster assistance organization
View the document18. Roles and responsibilities
View the document19. Sample information system
View the document20. Resource base
View the document21. Question on planning a resource base
View the document22. Statement on warning systems
View the document23. Categories or response mechanisms
View the document24. Possible needs in different types of emergencies
View the document25. Public education and training
View the document26. What rehearsals can accomplish

20. Resource base


Comment briefly on the overhead. Divide participants into four groups. Assign each group one of the four resource base considerations of a preparedness plan. Ask each group to list priority concerns related to their assigned element. After 4-5 minutes, invite someone from each group to share the group's concerns with all participants. Compare these concerns with those discussed in Part 1 of the Module.

Disaster Preparedness Framework

Vulnerability Assessment


Institutional Framework

Information Systems

Resource Base

Warning Systems

Response Mechanisms

Public Education and Training


In assessing the resources required for a disaster preparedness plan, consider: