Disaster Declaration Officer
|1. The Disaster Declaration Officer is assigned the task, responsibility and authority to declare a disaster and activate the BC, DR or CM Plan.
Related Terms: Disaster Declaration.
Notes (2): The staff should be familiar with the list of assessment criteria of an incident versus disaster situation established by the BCM or DR Steering Committee and the notification procedure when a disaster occurs. Usually, this officer will need to consult and/or inform the Crisis Management Team before declaration.