14.09.2010

Tabletop Exercise Tool Available for Emergency Preparedness

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has developed an updated tool to
assist utilities and other interested parties in planning and facilitating
tabletop exercises that focus on water sector-related issues.

Mini-DVD copies are now available. The Tabletop Exercise Tool for Water
Systems:Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Climate Resiliency (TTX Tool)
includes materials users can modify, allowing them to conduct a tabletop
exercise to meet their specific needs.

The TTX Tool introduces users to the potential impacts of climate change on the
water sector within the context of an all-hazards approach to emergency
preparedness and response. The 15 scenarios in the tool include natural
hazards, man-made incidents, and potential climate change impacts Five climate
change-related scenarios provide an opportunity for utilities to consider and
implement long-term planning measures in order to mitigate the potential
impacts of climate change.


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