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Information Technology Division

Upon receiving notification of a mass telecommunications failure, the IT Division’s responsibilities are as follows:

  1. Activate the Emergency Management and Response Network )by notifying CPU.
  2. Assess the extent of the failure by determining the affected buildings and the duration of the failure.
  3. Contact the relevant public service (utility) provider.
  4. Follow IT Division Disaster Recovery Plan, giving priority to the communication channels of the Director of Communications and Marketing.
  5. Maintain contact with the Emergency Control Centre.

Last Modified: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:45:33 SAST