EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

What will you do when a catastrophe strikes? How do you prepare your homeowners for an emergency?

The resource material available on this page is a great start to planning for everything from the low probability worst-case scenario to handling common concerns that arise as part of multi-family residential living and also offer ideas for emergencies related to single-family homes spread across many acres.

There are two main types of preparation: INDIVIDUAL UNIT and PROPERTY-WIDE

EXAMPLES OF EMERGENT EVENTS

  • Medical | Fire | Major Water / Sewer Discharge / Backup / Leak | Power Failure | Natural Gas Leak or Explosion | CO2 Alarms

  • Earthquake | Tsunami | Acts of Terrorism

  • Active Shooter | Active Burglary

EXAMPLES OF URGENT EVENTS

  • Lack of Air Conditioning (A/C) in the summer months | Lack of Heat in the winter months | Minor Leaks

General RESOURCES

Natural Disasters: How Community Associations Protect Themselves
CAI Best Practices for Natural Disasters
Before and After Disaster Strikes Book

Regional RESOURCES

When An Earthquake Strikes Poster.PDF

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - the fine print

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