What type of disaster is your local hospital likely to face? Has this occurred in the past? Was the hospital prepared to respond appropriately? As a risk manager, what questions might you have about the hospital’s response plan?
How might your response plan for an epidemic such as the avian flu differ from your response plan for a natural disaster? Are there resources to plan for that would be different? Are there resources that would be impacted regardless of the type of response plan that is needed?