Our Work

The key to building a successful emergency management and security program is to a develop deep understanding and establish a true partnership with your clients. We understand that our clients know their organizations, policies, facilities, and staff better than anyone. Our mission is leverage that knowledge with our expertise and build customized programs to match the unique culture and needs of a group to ensure long term success.

Our areas of expertise can be tailored for a wide range of sectors — Aviation, Biotechnology, Entertainment, Healthcare, Oil/Pipeline, Transportation, Utilities, and more.

 

Here are a few examples of past programs we have developed:

 

5 Steps to Neighborhood Preparedness

CITY OF LOS ANGELES – EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT As a leader in disaster preparedness the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department (EMD) embarked on the development of an innovative and invaluable set of resources for communities – the Neighborhood Disaster Planning Toolkit. This groundbreaking project provides tools that neighborhood groups can use to create disaster […] Read More…

Airport Biological Incident Plan

The Airport Biological Incident Plan is the result of interagency collaborative partnerships and an ongoing commitment to excellence and innovation in biological incident preparedness and response.  The scope of this plan includes initial notifications and decisions involved in biological incident response.  The plan provides a general framework for decision-making and authority and seeks to outline these […] Read More…

Community Resilience

Community resilience has become an increasingly important concept within the context of emergency management due to the immense benefits it has proven to yield within communities. In fact, resilience was identified as one of the three foundational elements essential to a comprehensive approach to homeland security by the U.S. Homeland Security Advisory Council in 2010. […] Read More…

Continuity Planning

Continuity Planning Staying Afloat After A Disaster, Recovery Planning for Small Businesses C&A partnered with Los Angeles County Public Health, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, and others representing the interests of small businesses in Southern California for recovery planning workshops. The workshop taught participants what disaster and continuity planning is and why it […] Read More…

Crisis Emergency Risk Communication

Crisis and emergency risk communication (CERC) encompasses the urgency of disaster communication with the need to communicate risks and benefits to stakeholders and the public. Terrorism or bioterrorism events present even more challenges as the focus may include criminal investigations – a new concept for public information officers in the public health community to consider […] Read More…

Disaster Volunteer Planning

Over the past several years, emergency planners at all levels of government have begun to recognize and act upon the need for integrated, structured utilization of volunteers as part of a comprehensive approach to emergency preparedness and management.  Numerous volunteer pools and organizations can be made available to provide assistance and much needed services if […] Read More…

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Services

The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is an essential part of a disaster response system from which overall command, control, and communications are coordinated in the event of an emergency.   Practiced staff, clear operating procedures, and a well organized layout will enhance EOC operations and incident management. C&A provides support with EOC assessments, plan writing, training […] Read More…

Entertainment Venue Emergency Management

The logistics and sheer volume of visitors to sports arenas and amusement parks pose unique challenges to disaster planning strategies.  A single incident can induce panic, halt operations, and affect future business for years to come. C&A offers consultants who understand the intricacies of disaster planning for sports arenas and amusement parks while bearing in […] Read More…

Executive Leadership Training

C&A has built and delivered scores of strategic leadership and critical thinking trainings for senior executives involved with multi-faceted, complex homeland security and emergency management policy development and decision making responsibilities.  We understand the unique intersects of response priorities, public perception, and policy.  Critical thinking, visionary strategic planning, negotiation and conflict resolution skills are developed and then […] Read More…

Exercise Design & Facilitation 

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) created the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) to provide common exercise policy and program guidance that constitutes a national standard for homeland security exercises.  HSEEP was developed to addresses the delta between the natural disasters emergency response requirements and the specialized requirements related to terrorism.  It […] Read More…