Newly updated to better address electronic records, as well as salvage and recovery procedures, this essential guide will help you prepare for and recover from natural or manmade disasters. Its five sections provide a step-by-step guide through the essential phases of emergency management ? prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery ? and include such topics as the basic concepts of emergency management; vital records, risk management, and disaster planning; preparation of the emergency management plan; and recovery and resumption of operations. ?Chapter Checklists? at the end of each chapter review major concepts and guide you in forming your emergency plan, and ?Small Business Tips? give information of special importance to small organizations.Jones, Virginia A. is the author of 'Emergency Management for Records and Information Programs', published 2001 under ISBN 9780933887985 and ISBN 0933887981.