Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Yale's advance planning

[Yale] University’s Emergency Operations Team, which plans for natural disasters and other major incidents, has developed an extensive plan and operations protocol for every potential disaster that could strike the campus, meticulously assessing the risks of explosive devices, shooting rampages and attacks on visiting VIPs. ...

They included a 35-page Emergency Operations Plan as well as files concerning risk assessment and evacuations specifics, even detailing how the University would set up a field hospital during a mass illness and how to construct a monument after a large-scale campus tragedy.
--Everett Rosenfeld, Yale Daily News, on not-so-spontaneous responses to campus tragedies

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