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Continuity of Operations (COOP)

Directives, templates and guidance for federal organizations, state, territory, tribal and local entities, for the purpose of continuity planning and emergency preparedness.
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Icon for file of type application/pdfDepartment and Agencies Telework Player Handbook Template
This template is set up to provide an example of an exercise player handbook for use when conducting a telework exercise.
0.15MMay 31, 2013
Icon for file of type application/pdfDepartment and Agencies Telework Exercise Template
This Exercise Plan (EXPLAN) template provides exercise planners with the information necessary for their participation in Continuity of Operations (COOP) Telework Exercise, referred to as DETERMINED SENTRY XX. This EXPLAN Template is a tool to assist agencies to conduct a telework exercise to determine current capabilities to operate in a telework or socially-distanced environment and to determine what needs to be done to enhance your current capabilities and to better prepare for a pandemic influenza or continuity event
0.19MMay 31, 2013
Icon for file of type application/pdfContinuity Exercise Design Course
The Continuity Exercise Design Course provides continuity exercise design training to continuity professionals at the Federal, State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal levels of government and the private sector.
0.15MNovember 8, 2013
Icon for file of type application/pdfDevolution Planning Template
The devolution planning template introduces the organization’s Devolution of Operations Plan and establishes the rationale for creating the Plan.
0.63MSeptember 18, 2013
Icon for file of type application/pdfContinuity of Operations Planning Template for Federal Departments/Agencies
The purpose of this template is to provide instructions, guidance, and sample text for the development of Continuity plans and programs in accordance with Federal Continuity Directives (FCDs) 1 and 2 for the Federal Executive Branch.
0.83MSeptember 18, 2013
Icon for file of type application/pdfReconstitutionTemplate
This template is based on Federal Continuity Directive 1, Federal Executive Branch National Continuity Program and Requirements, August 2012, and provides structure and recommended content for developing a Reconstitution Plan.
0.53MSeptember 30, 2013
Icon for file of type application/pdfState, Territy, Tribal, and Local - Leadership Support for Continuity
The purpose of the Gaining Senior Leadership Support for Continuity Guide is to assist continuity program managers in their efforts to effectively convey the importance of, and need for, a viable and executable Continuity program that ensures the continued performance of an organization’s essential functions during an all-hazards emergency.
0.12MSeptember 20, 2013
Icon for file of type application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentationTraining Guide - Gaining Leadership Buy-In for Continuity
The purpose of the Gaining Senior Leadership Support for Continuity Guide is to assist continuity program managers in their efforts to effectively convey the importance of, and need for, a viable and executable Continuity program that ensures the continued performance of an organization’s essential functions during an all-hazards emergency.
0.62MSeptember 20, 2013
Icon for file of type application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentationGaining Senior Leadership Buy-In for Continuity
The purpose of the Gaining Senior Leadership Support for Continuity Guide is to assist continuity program managers in their efforts to effectively convey the importance of, and need for, a viable and executable Continuity program that ensures the continued performance of an organization’s essential functions during an all-hazards emergency.
1.70MSeptember 20, 2013