Resiliency Speakers Series: Operations and Maintenance for Disaster Preparedness

2014
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Enterprise Community Partners
Summary
This session focuses on emergency planning and recovery strategies for operations staff, property managers and building owners. Our speaker provides recommendations on model emergency preparedness strategies, including best practices in emergency building operations and maintenance, managing insurance claims, dealing with general liability during an emergency and interacting with different governmental agencies.
Description

Superstorm Sandy caused a multi-day loss of power and extreme flooding in many buildings across New York City. These damages exceeded the pre-existing emergency planning scenarios of many area properties. Building owners and operators will benefit from this discussion as awareness about emergency preparedness increases and best practices for prevention, response and recovery emerge. This session focuses on emergency planning and recovery strategies for operations staff, property managers and building owners. Our speaker provides recommendations on model emergency preparedness strategies, including best practices in emergency building operations and maintenance, managing insurance claims, dealing with general liability during an emergency and interacting with different governmental agencies.

About the Resiliency Speakers Series: This series of presentations hosted by Enterprise explores the long-term recovery challenges for multifamily affordable housing infrastructure in New York City and the surrounding region in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Presenters discuss technical issues and best practice case studies of recovery and response. The presentations were held live in our New York City office and simulcast online.