ERIC Number: ED446417
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Natural Disaster & Crisis Management in School Districts and Community Colleges.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Educational Facilities.
This document provides school districts and community colleges in Florida with guidance on disaster preparedness planning and management for all types of disasters. Procedures include those for insurance coverage, emergency shelters, command centers and disaster team organization, emergency communications, security, preparation prior to disaster, damage assessment, extended use of schools as emergency shelters, emergency construction and restoration, and actions during and after a disaster event. Also included are issues and procedures dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. Appendices provide sample forms, Florida Statute 235.26(9) Educational Facilities as Emergency Shelters, and the effects of hurricanes Andrew and Hugo. (Contains a 43-item bibliography.) (GR)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Public Schools, Two Year Colleges
State of Florida Department of Education, Education Facilities, 325 W. Gaines St., Room 1054, Tallahassee, FL 32399.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Educational Facilities.
Identifiers - Location: Florida