ASIS International has provided resources to support those affected by disasters around the world, including contributions from the ASIS Crisis Management and Business Continuity Council.
ASIS Education Resources
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- Business Continuity Guideline
A practical approach for emergency preparedness, crisis management, and disaster recovery.
Recorded Seminar Sessions
- Excerpts 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. Duncan
- Chapter 21: Developing Strategies for Emergency Management Programs by S. Shane Stovall
Security Management Articles
- Calm in the Crucible, September 2017
Managing a serous crisis as a leader
- Bringing Clarity to Chaos, October 2016
Lessons for effective disaster response
- A Strategic Response to Disasters, August 2016
On the increasing complexity of disaster response.
- Resilience After Katrina, January 2016
New Orleans has emerged as a model of resilience.
- Extreme Resilience, January 2016
A discussion of government support for building resilience in communities.
- Textbook Rescue, September 2015
Earthquake rescue stories from Nepal, 2015
- An Emotional Response Plan, October 2014
Links to Recovery Resources
These 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.
- Ready.gov on Recovering from a Disaster
Let Family and Friends Know You Are Safe
- Red Cross Safe and Well website
Register 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 Disaster
Preparing in advance of emergency situations is key to success. Use these resources for your preparedness planning for future events.