Council Produces Emergency Preparedness Video/CD-ROM Terrorism: Don’t Get Scared, Get Prepared

March 14, 2003

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March 17—In an effort to help organizations protect themselves, their employees and their families in the event of a terrorist attack or emergency, the Council has produced a video and CD-ROM, Terrorism: Don’t Get Scared, Get Prepared.

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In it, the Council’s staff outlines measures that the Council has taken to improve emergency preparedness and offers practical ways for other organizations to do the same. “Homeland Security and the safety of our employees and their families are priorities for the Council on Foreign Relations,” said Council President Leslie H. Gelb.

Company preparedness categories include:

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  • General guidelines
  • Building services
  • Emergency lighting systems
  • Mailroom precautions
  • Sheltering in place
  • Recommended safety masks
  • Finance/cash advances
  • Information services to stay connected
  • Emergency supply kits for the office
  • What to do in the aftermath of an emergency

Individual preparedness categories include:

  • What to do in the aftermath of an emergency
  • Individual finances/cash reserves
  • Emergency supply kits for home

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The video also recommends other organizations and websites to help companies and their employees and families get prepared.

Terrorism: Don’t Get Scared, Get Prepared, produced by Emmy award-winning producer Gail Levin and Inscape Productions and developed by GG Productions, can be viewed on the Council’s website at cfr.org. To order the CD-ROM contact Frank Alvarez at (212)434-9439 or falvarez@cfr.org.

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