[Ad] Crisis Communications Exercises

Once you have your team in place, workable Crisis Communications Team Plan (and Crisis Communications Plan – the one with what you will communicate as templates, to whom, and how), it is now time to exercise the team. This is the final step in the POETE process, as described in the fifth Crisis Communications Workshop. Here is what we have to offer:

This third TTX might have better results if one or both of the other two TTXs were run first (or you think your team needs a challenge)

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POETE: COVID-19 Organizational Impacts

Recognizing and Mitigating against COVID-19 Organizational Impacts

Some U.S. State and Countries are experiencing a pause in increasing positive cases. Others are exploding beyond their medical capabilities. When is the second wave coming? What will happen if a hurricane comes? Or an earthquake? Can our expanded use of at-home technology continue to support virtual work? What if a large-scale computer virus attack occurs? Are schools really opening in the fall?

Download our free white paper on the subject of Recognizing and Mitigating against COVID-19 Organizational Impacts, which includes sample S.M.A.R.T. goals for business continuity along a POETE construct.

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[Ad] COVID-19 Reception Center/Shelter Table Top Exercise

Barton Dunant has created a Reception Center/Shelter Table Top Exercise for government and non-government groups to use for planning for congregate care sheltering in the “new” normal of COVID-19. Many of the standard protocols for sheltering (including reception centers, warming/cooling centers, etc.) are no longer applicable or need significant modifications, along with additional staff training and equipment. COVID-19 for Sheltering requires a re-analysis of POETE – Planning, Organization, Equipment, Training and Exercising. Once a jurisdiction re-evaluates its Planning and Organization of congregate care sheltering and identifies and implements additional equipment and training; it is highly prudent to make sure everyone (and everything) is on the same page by conducting a series of exercises – before the need arises.

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[Ad] First Free Exercise Template!

Full Disclosure – This specific Post contains information and links to the Barton Dunant HSEEP Exercise & Evaluation Template Store

See below for a free download of our Generic Office Fire Drill TTX Situation Manual. If there are any specific exercises you would like to see designed and published – let us know.

FREE Fire Drill Table Top Exercise Template

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