D. Safety: Emergency Preparedness. Conduct drills. Knowing how to respond quickly and efficiently in a crisis is critical to ensuring the safety of our schools and students. emergency plans should include. natural disasters, severe weather, fires, chemical or hazard, bus crash, school shootings, bomb threats, medical emergencies, student or staff deaths, acts of terror or war, outbreaks of disease or infection. Should include four phases of management: Mitigation/Prevention, Preparedness, Response, Recovery.