Before a Crisis


The critical time for managing a crisis takes place before the crisis ever happens. Anticipating the types of crises your city may face and establishing a process for addressing them will help you respond effectively when the time comes. Start preparing now!

Below are resources to help you prepare for a crisis in your community.

Guide to Creating an Effective Crisis Plan
A Guide to Creating an Effective Crisis Plan

Eight Vital Steps to Take Before a Crisis Hits

Detect Warning Signs
Crisis Triggers: How to Detect the Warning Signs

The Power of Words
How Effective Are Your Key Messages?

Tips for Building Relationships with Media Before a Crisis
Building Relationships with the Media Before a Crisis

Sunshine Law
How Florida's Sunshine Law Affects You

Preparing Social Media Responses before a Crisis Happens
Preparing Social Media Responses Before a Crisis Hits