Share ASIS International / About ASIS / Who We Are / What's New / Response and Recovery Resources for Natural Disasters Response and Recovery Resources for Natural Disasters 20 September 2017 Page Content ASIS International sends its support to those affected by the recent natural disasters around the world.The ASIS Crisis Management and Business Continuity Council has provided links to helpful resources to assist recovery for those in affected regions. ASIS Education Resources(login may be required)ASIS GuidelinesBusiness Continuity GuidelineA practical approach for emergency preparedness, crisis management, and disaster recovery. Recorded Seminar Sessions Risk Assessment as a Foundation for Disaster Preparedness at ASIS 2016Book ExcerptsExcerpts from Soft Targets and Crisis Management: What Emergency Planners and Security Professionals Need to Know: Chapter 11: Emergency Management and the Media by Randall C. DuncanChapter 21: Developing Strategies for Emergency Management Programs by S. Shane Stovall Security Management Articles Calm in the Crucible, September 2017Managing a serous crisis as a leader Bringing Clarity to Chaos, October 2016Lessons for effective disaster response A Strategic Response to Disasters, August 2016On the increasing complexity of disaster response. Resilience After Katrina, January 2016New Orleans has emerged as a model of resilience. Extreme Resilience, January 2016A discussion of government support for building resilience in communities. Textbook Rescue, September 2015Earthquake rescue stories from Nepal, 2015An Emotional Response Plan, October 2014Everyone Needs an Exit Strategy, December 2013 Why everyone needs an exit strategy. Post-Sandy Analysis Reveals Challenges, Successes for FEMA, August 2013Highlights from the FEMA after action report for Hurricane Sandy. Prior Near-Misses Make People Overconfident in Emergency Situations, March 2011 How to reduce false resilience bias when deciding whether to evacuate before a hurricane. After the Flood, November 2008 Lessons from Hurricane Noel. Taking Hurricane Lessons to the Bank, September 2006 Learning from Hurricane Katrina. CSO Center Security experts from the CSO Center discuss best practices in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, 29 Aug. 2017 (pdf)Links to Recovery ResourcesThese resources will help recovery from flooding and other storm damage. FEMA Individuals and Households Program (pdf)Financial help or direct services for housing assistance or other needs. Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs(pdf) Information on grants to assist with rebuilding for resiliency. Red Cross for Central and South Texas Ready.gov on Recovering from a DisasterLet Family and Friends Know You Are Safe Red Cross Safe and Well websiteRegister yourself as safe and well or search for loved ones.Let friends, family, and colleagues know you are safe on social media and use #MyASIS on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.Preparing for the Next DisasterPreparing in advance of emergency situations is key to success. Use these resources for your preparedness planning for future events. Red Cross on How to Prepare for Hurricanes Ready.gov on Business Preparedness Planning National Hurricane Center on Hurricane Preparedness American Red Cross Ready RatingAmerican Red Cross Hurricane App on iOS and Android devices FEMA's How to Prepare for a Hurricane Weather.gov Hurricane Recommendations Texas Department of Transportation on Hurricane Evacuation Routes National Hurricane Center InformationPlease refer to the National Hurricane Center for accurate and timely information about the status of severe weather. NHC Public Advisory has a summary of current warnings. NHC Forecast Advisory forecasts the hurricane's path. NHC Forecast Discussion lists details of current hurricane observations.