This section will teach you:

  1. What defines a disaster, and who makes up the response workforce.
  2. The potential effect of extreme emergencies and disasters on transportation; electrical service; telephone communications; fuel; food; water and shelter; and emergency services.
  3. Potentially hazardous conditions in various types of structures and their contents during a disaster.
  4. What to do to reduce the risk of damage from hazards that threaten your area.
  5. How you can prepare in advance to reduce structural and nonstructural hazards and survive the initial period after a disaster.
  6. How your Business can prepare in advance to respond