It is a continual form of planning, organizing, training, equipping, exercising, evaluation, and improvement that will ensure effective coordination and enhancement of capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from and, mitigate the effects of natural disasters, man-made disasters and, acts of terrorism (The four phases of emergency management, n.d.). Emergency managers develop plans to manage and counter the risks and act to build the needed capabilities to implement the plans (The four phases of emergency management, n.d.) The public sector can enhance preparedness by making sure proper maintenance and training is given to all emergency services, by developing emergency population warning methods, by preparing shelters and evacuation plans for communities and, by stockpiling, inventory, and maintain disaster supplies and equipment (The four phases of emergency management, n.d.) Some of the benefits of preparedness would be having better trained emergency personnel, allow the public to be educated in emergencies, having better vehicles and equipment and, by developing and maintain better communication systems (Four phases of emergency management,
Analysis Information Revolution has changed the world to a Global Village and media has played a vital role in this change. Media has access to every home and its effects are profound on masses. It has displayed the ability to capture people’s minds and hearts during recent wars. Media has the potential even to change a faulty State policy. It plays a vital role to get the favorable public opinion both at home and abroad.
Further encourages the establishment of new hospitals in the areas where this issue is crucial and common which will: a. work in order to create awareness and protect the rights of human experiment victims b. treat the victims both physically and mentally c. be built and funded by bodies such as but not limited to: i. World Bank ii. NGOs iii. Member States of UN 8. Proposes to raise public awareness in the world by: a.
Al Gore exhibits an intense fascination with global warming in the world. Al Gore is hoping for an incline in the observance of global warming in today’s humans. To inspire change in the young minds of today Al Gore uses an emotional appeal to draw the audience in and establish a common ground. Gore also employs an ethical appeal, hoping to draw in another demographic in which are focused on the future of our country. Finally, Gore utilizes data, graphs, tables, and other such information.
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.
Social media increases productivity. This tool offers more information, including new events and information can be accessed at any time of the day and night. Studies have linked the use of internet / social media with academic success as well as better job performance and job prospects.Social Media has positive and negative impacts, examples of positive impacts can recogrize and built relationships with many people and the negative impact is it can make a crime.
Kaplan and Haenlein (2010) define social media as a “group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0 and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content. It is a product of advancement in technology and modernization of this generation.” We can say that Social Network is considered as one of the greatest inventions of this generation for it makes convenient communication, it allows people to collectively accomplish one’s goal, and it offers a way for creative personalities to be discovered and build audiences. Social media is being loved by people. Because of its wide coverage, not just national and international but globally, and because of its function that people can use it for free it became in trend to the netizens. Social media does not require money to make an account and use it that makes easy access on it.
To protect lives, honours and properties of the public is the prime objective of the government. To respond against any emergency and/or disaster to save the lives of public is very crucial due to shortage of time and allocation of optimal resources depending upon the nature of the disaster. In the whole scenario of emergency right information regarding the type of emergency, its location, availability of resources to the closest vicinity of the crises and their optimal deployment and strong communications among the stakeholders is crucial to control / restrict / manage the panic events of a crisis. Application of IT can play paramount role in emergency response system. The following capabilities of an emergency response system plays key
During adolescence pleasure and pain are felt very intensely, more than any other time in their lives and the need for social approval by peers is highly valued during this time. Ramasubbu points out that teens behavior based on the opinions of their peers has been linked to the reward network of the brain. He emphasizes that social media creates the teen with a constant supply of social rewards by peer recognition and approval. For example, the reward network of the brain is triggered when using social media, which attracts users to continually use these sites. Ramasubbu analyzes the surge of dopamine in humans when using social media and dopamine is cued by small bits of information and
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.
The military leaders, government, and citizens will be taught about leadership and new strategies to protect the people of the land from events in World War II. The Pearl Harbor attack has given the leaders of our country a new perspective allowing for new ideas to be used in war and new strategies to prepare the people for what may come. Experience equals knowledge. “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.” (George Washington). No matter where or when, preparation is key.
This leads to more customers being aware of the products they provide and sell. Therefore, their customers will feel inclined to purchase products. Their promotional budget also affects their choices of media because there is a high demand in social media and YouTube. Nowadays, customers have easy access to the Internet wherever they are located and if John Lewis promotes on social media, their voices will be heard by many people. They will earn a lot of followers on social media and views on YouTube.