The model includes some of the most important steps which could be taken during emergency.
The need of management for emergency circumstances is now evolving in almost every state of the world as terrorist activities have been noted to increase with extreme socio-political movements around the world. The need of the preparedness and prevention is thus important because threats can considerably cause devastation of infrastructures. One example of devastation could be taken from the attacks of 9/11 in 2001. The need of the preparedness and prevention model is due to the fact that people needs to have awareness and training regarding how to counter terrorist threats. Moreover, there are some of the preparedness plans and models for prevention of terrorist attacks which are already in action. One of the most widely used and effective preparedness and prevention plan is by National Incident Management System (NIMS) (Federal Emergency Management Agency, 2004). Devastating incidents which could not be controlled by agencies separately might be solved by interrelated patterns joined together by different agencies. National Incident Management System is basically allowing the agencies to interface and work together to mitigate the threat, survey vulnerability and prevent the dangers of threat (Federal Emergency Management Agency, 2004).
The first and foremost step in the plan of preparedness and prevention is that assets of the organization are identified. Assets could include any material or structure which could be regarded as beneficial and valued to the company. Identification of assets could be done on the basis of prioritizing the organizational structures and belongings. In case of varied and large amount of assets, it is suggested that assess are characterized in terms of its value. Categorization is the most helpful way to identify assets as noted in other preparedness and