This document can also be found on the official website of the University of Nairobi Research Archive at: www.researchsquare.com. Emergency management is often misunderstood as being only those activities related to an emergency response situation. However, it is associated with emergency planning in its largest context and covers a range of business continuity management and preparation, training and preparedness programs, as well as disaster response and recovery. This resource is part of the collection "Humanitarian Knowledge Management". Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.