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Picking up the pieces

Risk mitigation in the wake of disaster is a key security concern.

The need for an emergency plan in today’s unpredictable environment is self-evident. Some schools may already have such plans in place, which is commendable. However, one of the biggest concerns is the depth of the plan. Typical emergency plans take into account the period of the disaster and initial reaction to an event, but few have the layering needed to mitigate the disaster after the disaster.

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