After the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina occurred while he was pursuing his bachelor’s degree, Luis Tapia wanted to help the communities recover and heal. He focused on his studies on hazards and disasters. At that time he worked at the American Red Cross in Dallas. This was a wonderful experience and it helped him to realize how he could contribute to increasing the readiness and resilience of organizations and communities. Tapia is now a resiliency relationship manager at a financial services company. He has worked in the business continuity and disaster recovery profession for 11 years.…
A Trauma-Sensitive Response to Crisis Management
A crisis is a time to react and let your training kick in. There is little opportunity to ponder who...
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Writing the Crisis Management Plan Document
The heart of any crisis management program is the crisis management plan document. This document pins down in writing the...
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Building Disaster Resilient Communities
Disasters are rising day by day due to global warming, climate change and various other issues. As the disasters are...
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Crisis Management Training and Exercises: Preparing Your Team
You may be aware of what your organization needs to do to structure and staff its crisis management team, develop...
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