Essay about FXT2 Task3

1470 Words Feb 5th, 2015 6 Pages

Earthquake located on the San Andreas Fault line


Information Needed
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Name of Organization:

Type of Organization:
501(c)(3) charity
(Coastal, Inland, or Southern)

Completed by:

Darian DeSombre
Date report completed:

Type of event, training, or exercise: (actual event, table top, functional or full-scale exercise, pre-identified planned event, training, seminar, workshop, drill, game, etc.)
Actual Event
Summary of the Disaster:

An Earthquake that registered 7.8 on the Richter Scale which lasted approximately 1 minute caused catastrophic damage to the City of Berkeley and LPHG. As a result of the Earthquake 31
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Areas for Improvement of Disaster Response EVALUATION

Area for Improvement #1:
Area for Improvement Details:
Summary of Area for Improvement:

Documentation needs to be improved and completed. The Documentation that existed, though helpful did not provide any comprehensive guidance to the disaster recovery team. Contributing Factors:
The Disaster Preparedness plan and the Business Impact analysis were not completed properly.
Policies for developing proper disaster recovery documentation were not in place and as a result the documentation to support it was not correctly done
Disaster recovery documentation was not complete and did not give employees enough information to used during the disaster recovery process
There are multiple scenarios that can be created from the lack of preparedness. At the very least the lack of documentation and foresight into planning can cause a delay in the recovery process for the organization. On the more extreme side this can put the organization out of business because the organization can take an extraordinary amount of time to return to normal operating conditions
Ways to Improve:
Review existing documentation and ensure that is it done completely. This is an incredibly important and clearly necessary approach. Additional documentation will have to be created in order to assist the Emergency

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