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The purpose of Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) is to: 
  • Ensure the continued operation of organizations through a disaster (man-made, natural, technological) or a biological event (pandemic flu, anthrax, etc.) 
  • Facilitate the preparation of, site or activity specific plans and procedures that help ensure the safety of personnel
  • Allow organizational elements to continue essential operations in the event of an emergency or threat emergency

To learn more about COOP, these FEMA courses are available:

Or visit the FEMA training website: Emergency Management Institute - Independent Study | Course List (

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