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The COOP Division provides the foundation to ensure continuation of government functions under all conditions.
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November 19, 2013
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  • State, Territory, 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.
  • Training 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.
  • Continuity 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.
  • Continuity 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.
  • Department 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
  • Gaining 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.
  • Department 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.
  • Reconstitution Template

    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.
  • Federal Continuity Directive 1 (FCD 1)

    Federal Continuity Directive 1 (FCD 1) is a directive that applies to all Federal organizations to follow when planning their continuity program.

  • Multi-Year Strategy and Program Management Plan (MYSPMP) Template

    This document contains the strategy and program management plan that should be used to ensure and improve upon an organization's Continuity capability over a five year period.
  • Pandemic Influenza Template

    This template provides guidance to assist organizations in developing a Pandemic Influenza Continuity of Operations Plan or, if the organization already has a continuity plan, a Pandemic Influenza Annex. General guidance and sample information is provided for reference and organizations are encouraged to tailor Pandemic Influenza Continuity Plans to meet specific organizational needs and requirements.
  • 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.
  • Continuity Pandemic Influenza Brochure

    Pandemic Influenza is a global outbreak of disease that occurs when a new influenza virus appears or “emerges” in the human population, spreading from person to person worldwide causing serious illness.

  • Continuity Telework Planning

    Telework options enhance the resiliency and continuity capability of an organization. In preparation for emergencies, organizations should have telework policies in place that provide employees with
    instructions, procedures, and expectations.

  • Roger L. Stone Biography

    Mr. Roger L. Stone was appointed to his current position as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for National Continuity Programs (NCP) on January 30, 2015.

  • Continuity Guidance Circular (CGC)

    This Continuity Guidance Circular details the fundamental theories and concepts to unify the application of continuity principles, planning, and programs across the Nation. It provides guidance on the integration of continuity concepts, provides a common foundation for understanding continuity, and guides the development of other tools and resources.

  • Continuity Guidance Circular (CGC) Review Matrix

    This Continuity Guidance Circular details the fundamental theories and concepts to unify the application of continuity principles, planning, and programs across the Nation. It provides guidance on the integration of continuity concepts, provides a common foundation for understanding continuity, and guides the development of other tools and resources.

  • Federal Continuity Directive 2 (FCD 2) June 13, 2017

    Federal Continuity Directive-2 (FCD-2) implements the requirements of FCD-1, Annex B (Essential Functions), and provides direction and guidance to Federal Executive Branch Departments and Agencies (D/As) to assist in validation of Mission Essential Functions (MEFs) and Primary Mission Essential Functions (PMEFs). The update and validation of essential functions includes conducting a comprehensive Business Process Analysis (BPA) to understand those processes necessary to the performance of organizational functions and requirements.

  • Continuity Risk Toolkit

    The Continuity Risk Toolkit provides general information on risk and techniques that may be used to perform risk analysis. It serves as a continuity resource for stakeholders by providing reference material, information, and guidance intended to further develop and refine risk identification and determine the potential for all-hazard risks to affect the performance of essential functions and essential supporting activities (ESAs). It supports Federal Continuity Directives (FCDs) 1 and 2, which implement the requirements Presidential Policy Directive 40 (PPD-40), National Continuity Policy, and provide guidance to executive branch departments and agencies (D/As) on validation of Mission Essential Functions (MEFs) and Primary Mission Essential Functions (PMEFs). A risk-based approach to business analysis informs decisions that sustain MEFs and PMEFs during all phases of a catastrophic emergency.

  • Resilient Communications Guidance

     Nothing better demonstrates a modern nation than its ability to effectively communicate. The risk imposed by the reliance on communication systems by government and the private sector can be reduced by understanding dependencies, analyzing effects, and taking action. Grantees are encouraged to work with State Emergency Management Agencies.