ARTICLES ABOUT emergency preparedness

October 23, 2019

Are You Ready For…Phishing and Social Engineering Attacks?

The advice listed here is taken from “Ready for Anything,” our guide to responding to disasters and calamities big and small. Find out how you can get your free copy today.

July 25, 2019

Ready for Anything: Responding to Cyber Attacks

In the latest entry, we discuss how to prevent, manage, and respond to cyber attacks on any scale.

July 18, 2019

Animal Attacks, Safety Concerns Increase in Colorado

Wild animals are part of the shared natural heritage of everyone in Colorado. But as cities grow and habitats shrink, encounters have become more frequent. Find out how to respond if you wind up in one of these situations.

April 16, 2019

Responding to Power Failure

Do you have a plan for when the power goes out?

December 28, 2018

Safety Update: Responding to Subsidence

Subsidence can sneak up on you. Be sure you know what to do if you notice cracks in buildings and foundations.

October 19, 2018

Ready for Anything: Responding to Landslides

More advice from our guide on responding to disasters both big and small.

October 10, 2016

Emergency Response Procedures: Explosions

Advice on how to handle explosions at your district regardless of their cause. For more details on this and other crisis procedures, visit our publications page on the CSD Pool website for a free Emergency Response Procedures guide book.

July 1, 2016

Emergency Response Procedures: Bomb Threats

This guidance is an excerpt from our Emergency Response Procedures flipbook. If you would like a free copy of this publication, visit

July 14, 2015

Emergency Response Procedures: Responding to Broken Pipes

Breaks in water pipes can occur suddenly at any time of the year, though most commonly in winter. No matter the weather outside, these events can cause tremendous damage to the inside of your facility.

July 13, 2015

The Seven Elements of Successful Emergency Action Planning

For most of us, our familiarity with emergency evacuations goes all the way back to childhood. When the school’s fire alarm sounded, we lined up and moved outside in an orderly fashion as the teacher kept an eye on everyone. We may not have understood why the school sent us out into the cold every month or so, but the teachers and principal did.