WomanUP!® Wisdom Series * Resilience in Crisis and Disasters

Being resilient and prepared is key to getting through crises and disasters


We learned strategies from Coni Myers to build a resilient mindset that takes crisis and disaster management from chaos to success. Tracey Hawkins provided fantastic resources to be prepared. Resilience in preparedness creates efficiency. Resilience in survival and recovery may be the difference between building back or not coming back at all.





Session Highlights:


Topic #1: Overview of disasters and crisis that are happening

Question: 2020 has brought all kinds of disasters and crisis -- what do we need to know?

Take Action Step: The most important thing is to know how to create a resilient mindset that is done by being prepared. Being prepared includes 4 major things

  1. Make a checklist of everything you need to put in each of your emergency kits to ensure they are kept up-to-date.

  2. Kit for home

  3. Kit to grab

  4. Kit for Car

  5. Kit for work

  6. Kit for any special needs

Determine what plans you need to have for your home and business.

  1. Family Plan

  2. Kid Plan

  3. Communication Plan

  4. Crisis Management Plan for Business

  5. Know where the shelters are in your area and the evacuation routes to leave.

  6. DRILL, DRILL, DRILL

Here is a link for a list of what you need to have: https://bit.ly/CKMConsumerTips



Topic #2: Resilience in survival and recovery

Question: Why is resilience important for survival and recovery

Survival- S.T.O.P.-