Recovery Teams, General Responsibilities


Recovery Teams

This section documents the strategies, personnel, procedures, and resources that the Recovery Teams will use to respond to interruptions of essential business function.

Recovery Teams are activated by the ERT after an emergency event has occurred. As the name implies, these teams work to bring about the resumption of normal activities within their specific areas.

Recovery Team General Responsibilities

Each Recovery Team Leader should be available to participate in meetings conducted by the ERT to gain as much information as possible regarding the emergency. Recover leaders will

  1. Each Recovery Team Leader should be available to participate in meetings conducted by the ERT to gain as much information as possible regarding the emergency
  2. Track expenditures for natural disasters following FEMA guidelines and instructions provided by the UHV Finance Office.
  3. Maintain close contact with ERT throughout the duration, advising of progress and updated status reports
  4. When authorization to enter the affected area is received, evaluate and make an initial report to the ERT of the extent of any operational damage within the team’s area of responsibility
  5. Implement pre planned recovery strategies based in part upon the Departmental Risk Analysis Profiles (Appendix C)
  6. Coordinate resource allocation and logistical needs and/or problems through the ERT
  7. Acquire additional staff according to the department’s need
  8. Upon restoration of operations, participate in a general debriefing to evaluate public relations responses to the emergency and make recommendations for improvement