Bringing it all back home: Continuity of government planning for local government
Continuity of government (COG) planning for local government is an important aspect of our nation’s preparedness. COG plans help to prepare local government officials for emergencies in their jurisdiction by identifying legal authorities, orders of succession, and alternate facilities. This article summarizes relevant guidance, outlines key features, and provides substantive examples of the content of local government COG plans.
This article appeared in the September/October 2009 issue of the Journal of Emergency Management.