Best Practices for Reunifying Students and Recovering
“When I think about our reunification process prior to Raptor, it was a lot of paper and pencils or computer spreadsheets…the Raptor Emergency Software has helped us create a more efficient system.”
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An off-site reunification may be necessary for events like a fire, bomb threat, gas leak, or a violent crisis at the school. This type includes notification, evacuation, transportation, and reunification at your selected reunification site. If the evacuation is due to a violent event, there are additional things to consider, including how you will:
A solid reunification plan will include:
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We recommend having two teams in place for reunification: the reunification team and the transport team.
The reunification team should immediately go to the reunification site to stage the site, including hanging signage to direct guardians, and prepare for reunification. This team is responsible for reunification of students with their guardian and transportation for teachers and staff to return to the school. It is imperative that this team has supplies and resources readily available at the site. They should create an “evacuation go-kit” and multiple “reunification go-kits.” These kits can include floor plans, emergency contact information, writing utensils, flashlights with batteries, and other necessary materials that won’t be readily available at the reunification site.
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