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Module 1: Organizing Your Resources

The first phase of disaster planning is Organizing Your Resources.

After this module, you will:

  • Understand why it’s important to get participation and buy-in from different stakeholder groups;  
  • Be able to identify the garden staff who need to be involved in disaster planning and the roles they play in disaster management;  
  • Be able to identify key external stakeholders in your garden’s disaster planning efforts, including local authorities, vendors, and emergency contacts;  
  • Be able to articulate the scope of your garden’s current disaster management planning process; and  
  • Know what the National Incident Management System is and how you might deploy it at your own garden. 

The materials in this module will take you 40 minutes to complete.