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Emergency response

Are you prepared?

There’s no greater responsibility than keeping your people safe in the event of an emergency. And with the world on alert for threats from effects of climate change, political unrest, food insecurity and other perhaps still-unknown dangers, it’s imperative to have an emergency response plan in place as part of your crisis management strategy.

An effective emergency response plan provides guidance for facilitating and organising employer and employee actions during a workplace emergency. Among them: life safety procedures to protect the well-being of any personnel who are impacted.

71% of organisations plan to further integrate emergency response planning into their broader resilience program.

PwC’s Global Crisis Survey 2021

Swift action to save lives and build resilience

A proactive emergency response plan provides multiple benefits for your organisation: 

Time savings – Quick action saves time between an emergency declaration and the start of response efforts. 

Financial savings – A focused, strategic emergency plan helps get your business back to work as soon as possible.

Employee morale – Employees feel safer and more protected knowing that your organisation has plans in place should an emergency occur.

Resilience – A thorough, strategic approach to emergency response gives your teams confidence that they’re prepared for a variety of situations.

The right experience to protect your business

The power of the PwC network provides support for your business as you prepare for any emergency situation.

With PwC, you’ll gain:

  • A thorough, fit-for-purpose, location-based assessment
  • An understanding of the key risks to your people and assets

  • Clearly defined roles and responsibilities, enabling quick decision making

  • Support to work with external emergency responders and civil defense

  • A consistent tried-and-tested approach to establishing practical emergency plans

  • The ability to conduct emergency drills and exercises to enable plan efficacy and continuous improvement 

  • Our combined industry knowledge

  • Recommendations on practical remediation for security gaps

  • Innovative and cost-effective considerations 

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Kristin  Rivera

Kristin Rivera

Global Forensics Leader, PwC United States

Melanie Butler

Melanie Butler

Partner, UK Territory Crisis Leader, PwC United Kingdom

Dave Stainback

Dave Stainback

Principal, US Territory Crisis Leader, PwC United States

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