Guidelines for prioritizing and responding to rumours

High

  • Involves an imminent attack (48 hours or less)
  • Reported in multiple locations
  • Reported by multiple people in the same location
  • Destruction of valued property, such as livestock
  • Anticipated 12 hr initial response window

Medium

  • Involves an upcoming attack (one week or less)
  • Theft
  • Anticipated 48 hr initial response window

Low

  • Involves a future attack (beyond one week)
  • Incidents occurring outside our area of operations
  • Response as soon as practical