Insurance policies are designed to protect you from financial losses after "disasters" like floods, fires and thefts.
But, however well-insured an organisation is, even if it has business interruption insurance managers will always need to spend time and effort making sure things get back to normal as quickly as possible.
A good disaster management plan will help them to do this with as little disruption as possible to the normal running of the organisation.
To a certain extent, disaster recovery is a type of risk management, but it differs in a very crucial way. The risk being managed is the risk that an organisation will suffer long-term damage from an event that has already happened.
To be really …