Continuity of Operations Programs (COOP)
NORMAL GPO OPERATIONS:What is COOP?
No Current COOP Activities
Continuity of Operations (COOP) is the initiative that ensures that Federal Government departments and agencies are able to continue operation of their essential functions under a broad range of circumstances including all-hazard emergencies as well as natural, man-made, and technological threats and national security emergencies. Today's threat environment makes COOP planning even more critical.
At GPO, COOP enables continuation of essential functions of government printing and passport production operations for Congress, government agencies and the State Department in the event of a national security or isolated emergency affecting GPO facilities in Washington, DC. GPO's business continuity plan assures the ability for GPO to produce U.S. passports and publish:
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued specific and detailed guidance regarding COOP capabilities in Federal Continuity Directive 1 (FCD 1).
All employees should prepare in advance by assembling a go-kit.
How You Will Be Alerted of a COOP Event
COOP Information Line: 202.789.1688
Lyle L. Green