Communication is essential to making sure employees, managers and other decision makers are all on the same page within the office and across locations. During emergency situations, this is even more critical.
Godzilla has been reportedly seen in theaters around the country over the last couple of weeks, and while these sightings have contained to the silver screen for now, it is never to early to start preparing for his arrival.
Disaster preparedness is a concern for entire communities, though it is especially imperative for hospitals to get ready for emergencies. The Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho, recently conducted a training exercise in preparation for a real crisis scenario, the Idaho Press-Tribune reported.
Knowledge is power when it comes to getting ready for crisis situations, and understanding the most effective ways to keep abreast of emergencies can help communities stay safe during disasters. Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency recently educated students at Kansas State University about methods for learning about crises when they arise, according to WIBW.
Spreading information and vital skills can help officials get their communities ready for emergency situations. As a part of National County Government Month, Sheriff Shaun Golden of Freehold, N.J., recently highlighted the importance of preparation for crises and informed citizens of local programs designed to meet the need for readiness prior to disasters, the Atlantic Highlands Herald reported.
Well-trained volunteers can be extremely helpful to communities enduring or recovering from disasters. Citizens who wanted to help out recently showed up in droves at the Greater Columbus of the Red Cross to take part in a program that provided emergency preparedness skills, according to The Columbus Dispatch.