Disaster Management Training for the Smithsonian Institution (SI)

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SI needed to formalize its disaster management planning across the entire Institution. SI decided to develop a disaster management tool to aid personnel in developing consistent plans for each facility.


ARA assisted SI in developing a disaster management tool to support these functions. ARA then providing training to SI personnel on the disaster management process and the planning tool.


The project resulted in each SI facility developing a standardized plan with similar components which could be easily updated and shared across the organization.

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