Crisis management advice from specialist Nemer Haddad

During the earthquake: Do not panic, keep calm. Douse all fires. If the earthquake catches you indoors, stay indoors. Take cover under a sturdy piece of furniture. Stay away from glass, or loose hanging objects. If you are outside, move away from buildings, steep slopes and utility wires. If you are in a crowded place, do not rush for cover or to doorways. If you are in a moving vehicle, stop as quickly as safety permits, but stay in the vehicle until the shaking stops. If you are in a lift, get out of the lift as quickly as possible. If you are in a tunnel, move out of the tunnel to the open as quickly as safety permits. Unlike hurricanes and some other natural hazards, earthquakes strike suddenly and without warning according to Nemer Haddad Nevertheless, if you live in an area at risk for earthquakes (visit Your Earthquake Risk), there are things that you can do to reduce the chances that you or other members of your household will be injured, that your property will be damaged, or that your home life will be unduly disrupted by an earthquake. These things all fit under the term preparedness, because to be effective, they must be done before earthquakes occur. /Nemer Haddad

BCP, Crisis management with Nemer Haddad, Uncategorized

BCP and crisis management process-get back on track!

BCP process is divided into four main phases, which together form a processing flow for the development of effective business continuity management. The phases are: identification, establishment, implementation and quality assurance. Each phase comes one or more results which represent the start and the input values ​​for the next phase. Prior to each phase is a decision point for deciding on the focus of future work. Depending on the organization, any previously performed work and the mission’s purpose, you can choose to only implement parts of the flow, such as a single phase or parts of several phases:

1. Mapping phase

  • Review of existing BCP-related activities
  • Analysis and suggestions for further activities

2. The establishment phase

  • Critical Resources
  • Risk assessment and control

The basis of the need for business continuity planning are available through risk and impact assessments. The analysis results in the designation of critical operational processes and the impact of an interruption of these processes for the company. There are also efforts to create a uniform system for BCP management and coordinate with other activities governing documentation. It brings out templates to ensure planeringsdokumentationens quality

3. The implementation phase

  • Development of restart strategies’
  • Development of procedures for response and crisis management
  • Development and implementation of emergency plans
  • Crisis organization

The implementation phase is the process of developing production, business interruption and emergency plans. This work can be done in parallel without direct dependencies on each other. The work results in particular strategies for crisis management, organization of emergency management, allocation of resources to the management, allocation of responsibilities and tasks, tests of imported plans and their management.

Risk and security advisor

Nemer Haddad

Marlon International