How to Write a Conclusion on Disaster Management

by Erin Schreiner ; Updated September 26, 2017
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A disaster management plan lays out the course of action a school, business or community follows if a disaster occurs. These plans are usually multi-faceted and consist of numerous parts, each dedicated to a different potential disaster. Effective disaster management plans end with a conclusion that reiterates the most important plan features and enumerates the materials necessary to effectively instate the proposed plan. This conclusion should be a clear, concise summary that can be quickly referenced in case of emergency.

Restate important points. Create a summary of the disaster management plan by stating the main points in two to three sentences. Be as concise as possible, allowing this section to serve as a reference section that individuals can consult if they need the information quickly.

Point out any systems that are in the process of being established and explain how these systems will be used. If your school, business or community is actively setting up disaster response systems, describe these briefly in the conclusion. State when these improvements will be made and how the additions will alter the proposed plan.

Mention potential pitfalls. It does not do any good to pretend that your disaster management is fool-proof. If there are any identified weaknesses in your school, business or community's ability to respond to and recover from a disaster, mention these in the conclusion. The mentioning of these weaknesses allows individuals to be prepared and have the knowledge necessary to respond appropriately to disaster.

List plans for the future. Near the end of your conclusion, add a few sentences that detail what improvements you could make in the future to enhance the disaster preparedness of your school, business or community. This final section of the disaster management plan can be referenced at a later date and used as a starting point for modernization or improvement effort.

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Erin Schreiner is a freelance writer and teacher who holds a bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University. She has been actively freelancing since 2008. Schreiner previously worked for a London-based freelance firm. Her work appears on eHow, and RedEnvelope. She currently teaches writing to middle school students in Ohio and works on her writing craft regularly.

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