The crisis plan is an overview of actions and procedures to help solve the current crisis, the crisis situation of the organization. It evaluates the effectiveness of measures and defines the basic parameters for the solution - what, who, when, how and also key indicators of the crisis. These may include costs, revenues for the crisis, concentrations of hazardous substances, stocks and others depending on the type of crisis.

For the state administration in the Czech Republic, the basic requirements and the method of elaboration of the crisis plan are described in §§ 15 - 16 of Government Decree No. 462/2000 Coll., For the implementation of §27 par. 8 and § 28 par. 5 of Act No. 240/2000. Coll., On Crisis Management and on Amendments to Certain Acts (Crisis Act).