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Disaster Management in Education

Any sort of disaster in an educational setting is a worst-case scenario. With a whole host of different factors that must be considered, including risk to health, disruption of education and much more, disaster management in schools and other educational settings is important to get right quickly and efficiently.

At BELFOR, we have years of experience in everything from water and storm damage through to recovery after a fire, and are highly skilled and prepared to offer a quick response to a whole range of disasters. Our disaster management at school and educational level includes:

  • Universities and Colleges
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Insurance Pools and Consortiums
  • Risk Management
  • Campus Security
  • Physical Plant Managers
  • Residence Life Managers
  • Libraries and Records
  • Janitorial Services

When disasters strike schools, colleges and universities, administrators are faced with multiple pressures: student safety and security, tight deadlines, budget restraints, and maintaining academic results. BELFOR is committed to helping your educational institution recover as quickly as possible.

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Objectives of Disaster Management In Schools

BELFOR has managed recovery projects at educational facilities all over the world. We understand the unique challenges that educational facilities deal with during the recovery process, and more importantly, we understand the consequences and impact on learning. Our main objectives when approaching emergency response disaster management in schools and educational settings include ensuring the health and safety of those within, alongside working to get the building recovered and ready to continue its primary functions again as soon as possible.

Our services are designed to help with the response to a whole array of disasters, including:

  • Fire disasters in school
  • School water damage
  • School tornado damage
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Disaster Risk Reduction In School

As experts in disaster recovery, we understand the importance of a disaster management plan in every school. School-based disaster management is the first step in the recovery of your educational institution, meaning you’re prepared for the worst-case scenario.

How To Prepare For a Disaster in School

Hopefully, your institution will never have to deal with the aftermath of a disaster, but if you do, BELFOR will be on hand to help. Before any of that, implementing a disaster plan can make a big difference in the speed of your recovery. Here are some tips:

1. Have an emergency plan in place
2. Put together a disaster response team
3. Regularly practice your disaster recovery plan
4. Have the BELFOR 24-hour Emergency Hotline number ready

In the aftermath of a disaster, BELFOR is always prepared to help. Call our 24-hour Emergency Hotline on 800-856-3333 and we’ll be ready.

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