Local media outlets will work to broadcast disaster-related information to the public. d. The severity of disaster may damage telephone, radio, and television communication. Should this occur, the use of the public-address system, door-to-door notifications and other means of communication will be initiated. Communications with Vulnerable Populations: a. In the event of an emergency or disaster, one of the biggest challenges will be to communicate effectively with the vulnerable population of the community.
Strategic Planning and Change Management Student’s Name Institution’s Affiliation Abstract The fire department plays an important role in the promotion and maintenance of the safety and wellbeing of individuals within the community. Strategic planning, as an organizational management function, can be used to help the fire service department navigate changes and address pertinent problems and challenges. Through this paper, the Watsonville fire department is extensively examined with particular focus on the drivers of change, the challenges faced by the department, and recommendations going into the future. In addition, the paper also examines the department’s current strategic plan and assesses its chances of success.
How the state describes the lead and support Emergency Support Functions (ESFs). Lastly it explains some major response challenges and whether to evacuate or shelter those affected in place. Keywords: emergency manager, emergency support functions Casey Jones and the Chlorine Train.
3. Taking action to prevent exposure requires having a written Exposure Control Plan. OSHA expects your office to have this available so everyone one will know what to do in case anyone is exposed to infectious material. 4. Spill kits should be at your disposal.
The Military and the National Response Framework Whenever disaster occurs, the federal government is tasked to response to such a disaster. In order to make the response more efficient, all levels of government and other bodies are guided by the National Response Framework (NRF). As a
3.2 Outline the procedures to be followed if an accident or sudden illness should occur. The procedure to follow in the event of an accident would be that I would record all of the details about the incident & report/relay them to the ward manager who will then go on to notify other people. In the event of someone having a cardiac arrest, if I was the first person on the scene I would activate my alarm to make sure there are more staff available to help. 3.3 Explain why it is important for emergency first aid tasks only to be carried out by qualified first aiders. It is very important for people with the correct training to be the people carrying out these tasks as it will dramatically reduce the chance of mistakes happening.
Whether it 's a Traffic Incident, the magnitude of the emergency that requires an emergency transportation response or the unexpected disaster during a planned special event, it is imperative for the responders including transportation responders to understand their roles and responsibilities before they arrive at the incident. (Federal Highway Adminstrator ) The components of NIMS are adaptable and flexible to any situation from routine, local incidents, to incidents requiring the attention of interstate mutual aid, to those requiring a coordinated Federal response. NIMS respond to all types of
Additionally, a key task of the mobility officer is to train unit personnel on their responsibilities in the unit movement process. If personnel are unaware or unable to perform their assigned duties it could cause problems in meeting the commander intent for personnel and equipment arriving in a timely manner. The mobility officer coordinate movement request with joint, Army and commercial agencies and is able to help deconflict issues as they occur. The mobility officer reviews the do not deploy list and make recommendation to exception to polices and ensure data is correctly entered into the Transportation Coordinator Automated Information System II (TCAIMS II). The mobility officer advises the brigade commander and staff on information that has the potential to positively and negatively impact the mission giving the commander the ability to adjust to changes as they
The psychological support should have a mission to help the needy during emergency situations for example the agency should react immediately if earthquake occurs. The psychological support agency should collaborate with government agencies, criminal justice departments, municipalities and local community for providing services. For example Inter Agency Standing Committee Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in Emergency Settings (IASC, 2007) were developed through an comprehensive process, with input from UN agencies, NGOs and Universities. Another agency International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) provides humanitarian help not only with traditional relief aid such as shelter, food distribution and basic wellbeing care, but also with psychosocial support. Psychosocial support is a vital part of the IFRC’s emergency response.
In Section 2 we have explained the assumptions we make regarding ambulance logistics, and introduce the decision variables and parameters. In Section 3 we show the key performance indicators (KPI) that concern the manager (3.1) and the patient (3.2). Section 4 presents the case of an ambulance firm. It evaluates its present performance as a function of the resources deployed (4.1), identifies the main opportunities for operational improvement (4.2), and optimizes the geographic coverage (4.3). Last section presents our main