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Standard Operating Procedures - Urban Flooding Standard Operating Procedures - Urban Flooding

Urban Flooding: Standard Operating Procedure

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is a predefined set of directives. It is widely used concept by different organization to guarantee the expected outcome without any error. In general terms SOPs can be defined as “A set of directives, covering those features of operations that lend themselves to a definite or standardized procedure”. Such procedures are applicable unless prescribed otherwise in a particular case. Thus, the flexibility necessary in special situations is retained without the loss of its effectiveness.” Standard Operating Policies and Procedures can be effective catalysts to drive performance improvement and improving organizational results. Every good quality system is based on its standard operating procedures (SOPs). In terms of disaster management, a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is a set of written instructions that is to be followed by an organization to mitigate and manage any disastrous event.