Quick Quiz – How Resilient is Your Community? – Use this quiz from the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience project (LACCDR) to score how resilient your community is now. Later, coalitions can use the tool to measure or track increases in resilience capacities.
Partnership & Sector Review – Consider the resources various sectors bring to your community and decide what organizations from each of these sectors to invite to the coalition.
Stakeholder Analysis Matrix – Use this matrix to list stakeholders, rate their influence, and describe strategies for engagement.
Community Strengths and Resources – Document strengths and resources available in your community using this template developed by the LACCDR project team.
Community Weaknesses – Identify community weaknesses using this tool.
Community Threats or Risks– Rank potential threats and risks by the level of impact they have on the community. Later, use this tool to create plans to address each challenge.
Aiding At-Risk Community Members – Use this template to identify at-risk community members, where they live, why they are vulnerable, and the resources they may need.
Coalition Contact Form – Use this form to (1) keep track of your coalition prospects and (2) bring to coalition meetings to record the contact information of new participants. Later, use it to audit the diversity of stakeholder participation.
Coalition Meeting Debrief Form – This template will help you capture discussion topics, outstanding questions and what worked and didn’t work at your next coalition meeting.
Coalition Monthly Debrief Form – The LACCDR project team created this form to record monthly meetings and events and summarize highlights and outcomes.
Kick-off Presentation – Customize this Microsoft PowerPoint template to your needs.
Resource Allocation Assessment – For each community priority, decide which sector or organization could lead, support or collaborate on efforts in this area. Then, record what resources are required to complete the activity.
Coalition Workplan – Use this template developed by LACCDR investigators to identify the problems or issues in your community and then provide detailed information about what you plan to do and the type of change it will create. Please complete one activity template for each type of activity you plan to conduct.
Organization Self-Assessment Questionnaire – Investigators from the LACCDR project crafted the questions in this template to help you engage with partner organizations. The goal is to identify possible changes or improvements during implementation.
Activity Log – A useful log to keep track of tasks and coalition assignments.
Partner Survey – Use this tool to record the role of partners, their expectations of the project, how they contributed and their recommendations for improvement.
Coalition Survey – Use this tool as part of your evaluation to assess, from the coalition perspective, what worked and didn’t work and record suggestions for future improvements.
How to Conduct a Tabletop Exercise – Use this step-by-step guide to conducting a tabletop exercise to test capacities, detect gaps, and identify new procedures and training needs.
Tabletop Exercise – Facilitator PowerPoint slides and script.
Tabletop Exercise – Handout pages for participants.