Disaster planning can help eliminate and reduce the potential for economic damage, loss of life, and destruction of property during a disaster. This task will focus on the recovery phase of the disaster recovery cycle.
Imagine you have been hired as a disaster recovery trainer. Your job is to respond to a scenario that requires individuals being trained to evaluate a simulated disaster response. The simulated organization and disaster are outlined in the attached “LPHG Disaster Recovery Scenario.”
A. Using the attached “After Action Report Survey Template,” create an after action report (AAR) by doing the following:
1. Discuss the plans, procedures, or other documents that were in place before the disaster.
2. Summarize what occurred during the response in the scenario.
3. Analyze the strengths of the disaster response in the scenario by doing the following:
b. Discuss the contributing factors ofeachof thethreestrengths.
i. Discuss how the organization’s plans, policies, and documents contributed toeachstrength.
c. Discuss positive consequences ofeachof thethreestrengths.
d. Recommend ways to improve oneachof thethreestrengths.
4. Analyze the areas for improvement of the disaster response in the scenario by doing the following:
a. Discussthreeareas for improvement.
b. Discuss the contributing factors ofeachof thethreeareas for improvement.
i. Discuss how the organization’s plans, policies, and documents contributed toeachof thethreeareas for improvement.
c. Discuss consequences ofeachof thethreeareas for improvement.
d. Recommend changes to the response plan (e.g., plans, procedures, equipment, training, mutual aid support, management, and leadership support) that could resolve the causes ofeachof thethreeareas for improvement.
B. When you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format.