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Our comprehensive approach to Emergency Preparedness program services allows clients to identify, address, and resolve the natural, technological and man-caused emergency preparedness challenges they face. We believe in building sustainable, lasting, and comprehensive emergency preparedness programs. To that end, Fortress' Albert Samano created the trademarked the Security and Emergency Preparedness SystemTM.

This time-tested and systematic approach to the development of emergency preparedness programs is consistent with DHS, FEMA and NIMS guidance ensures that our clients' emergency preparedness program elements are developed in a manner that results in an integrated, implementable, and sustainable program.

Fortress Advantages


Regulatory Expertise and Compliance

Fortress' emergency preparedness approach is always based on prevailing regulations, guidance, and standards by leading public and private institutions, including:

  • Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

  • Incident Command System (ICS)

  • National Incident Management System (NIMS)

  • Comprehensive Local Guide 101 (CPG-101)

Sustainable and Non-Proprietary Solutions

At Fortress, we believe in creating sustainable emergency preparedness programs that will stand the tests of time, staff turnover, reorganizations, and similar challenges. We also believe that work products developed by Fortress completes under contract with your organization belongs to your organization, even once our involvement is over. For these reasons, Fortress provides all deliverables in electronic and fully editable formats.

Mentoring and Assistance Program

We seek to institutionalize sustainable emergency preparedness programs into the organizations with which we work. This means we are determined to impart our knowledge and experience to your organization and its employees. Our commitment to our long term clients also means that should our client request support from Fortress in the form of assistance or expertise in response to a large scale and ongoing incident/event, Fortress will commit to provide a senior consultant to support our client at no charge. We are committed to our clients and the sustainability of their emergency preparedness programs.

Fortress Associations and Partnerships

Fortress is pleased to be partnered with the following organizations:



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