Navigating a Crisis: Emergency Evacuation Planning

A necessary measure for crisis management & business continuity planning

Emergency evacuation planning is key for operational resilience. A successful strategy will safeguard your organisations’ reputation, preserve life, protect property, secure information, and ensure the uninterrupted continuity of business operations.

Given the current global conditions, the need for immediate and unplanned departures may arise unexpectedly. Therefore, adopting a proactive approach to facilitate the survival and protection of physical, reputational, and human assets is not only a prudent business practice but also a necessary reality.

Duty of care best practices

This report will outline best practices for businesses of all sizes, written by risk management specialists that have facilitated successful evacuations from severe Caribbean hurricanes and challenging locations such as South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Ukraine.

In the face of an emergency, whether it be political unrest, severe weather events, medical crises, or security threats, it is crucial to have the confidence that a reliable support team comprising private ground and air transport services is readily available to evacuate your personnel to a  safe location.

Learn more about crisis management services from Solace Global that can help facilitate your duty of care.

Key points in the report

  • Why emergency evacuation planning is required for employer duty of care
  • Best practice for evacuation planning
  • Pre-crisis planning
  • What to expect during geopolitical crisis, natural disaster or conflict evacuation
  • What actions to take post-evacuation
  • Examples of emergency evacuations in APAC, EMEA and AMER regions
  • Future forecasting for potential evacuations
  • Checklist for evacuation planning

Evacuation plans should adhere to two major principles; thoroughness and flexibility

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