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When Disaster Comes to Camp: Exploring Emergency Preparations for Camps

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SKU:
827008315390*
Author:
V.J. Gibbons
Published:
2011
Length:
79 minutes
The impact that most disasters have on a camp community can be similar. When Disaster Comes to Camp: Exploring Emergency Preparations for Camps details strategies that camps can employ to assess their own level of experiencing risks, as well as offers suggestions on developing disaster training for both their core leadership team and their seasonal staff. The DVD explores the planning, training, strategy implementation, and recovery involved in emergencies and major incidents. The DVD also features an example of a camp disaster planning tabletop exercise. In addition, the DVD provides recommendations concerning a camp's efforts to communicate with local, county, and state disaster-related professionals.

Among the topics covered:

• Camp legislation 
• Phases of disaster management 
• Defining risk categories for this project
• Scenario 
• Hurricane Irene comes to camp 
• So what did we learn? 
• The five disaster-related hazards common to most events