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Prepare Your Organization For A Pandemic

Key Recommendations For How Business And Risk Leaders Build Resiliency In A World Where Disease Outbreaks Are The New Normal

February 7, 2020


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The likelihood and impact of a pandemic are impossible to predict with much accuracy. Regardless, history tells us there's a potential for widespread and costly disruption — especially for those who fail to adequately prepare. Risk professionals should treat the latest outbreak, the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), as, at best, another powerful warning and, at worst, a potentially massive disruption. Take practical steps such as refreshing plans, updating employee policies, communicating frequently, and carrying out succession planning.

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Table of Contents

  • The Pandemic — We've Seen This Movie Before
  • Use The Disease Outbreak To Bolster Enterprise Risk Management
  • Planning For A Pandemic Requires A Three-Step Process
  • Additional Resources For Pandemic Planning
  • Recommendations

  • Don't Be Caught Off Guard By The Next Pandemic
  • What It Means

  • Climate Change Will Make Pandemics Commonplace
  • Supplemental Material
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