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Integrated EmergencyManagement
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1LO3..................................................................................................................................................1P5 Principles of effective emergency incident...........................................................................1P6 Stages of recovery..................................................................................................................3M3 needs for debriefs and reviewing..........................................................................................4LO4..................................................................................................................................................5P7 Examples of emergency incident...........................................................................................5M4 role of the public services.....................................................................................................6D2 Evaluation of real world emergency incident.......................................................................7CONCLUSION...............................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONEmergency refers to a situation where a huge risk is to health, property, life orenvironment. It needs immediate management process to control the life of people duringincidents and take them to a safe place. Mitigation, preparedness and recovery are phases ofemergency management. Metropolitan police service is undertaken for public service. It is aservice provider which provides support to people in London. Their role is to keep communitysafe either directly or indirectly. This assessment outlines the principles of effective emergencyincident. It also frames the stages for recovery in an emergency incident case. In this assessmenttwo emergency incident cases are discussed which explain the role of public service in brief.This also evaluates a real world emergency incident which shows its type and action taken.LO3P5 Principles of effective emergency incidentEmergency management refers to the management of emergency cases in organisation bythe use of resources that are available at that time. Metropolitan police service is an organisationwhich operated for emergency incidents (White, 2016). Their aim is to decrease disasters orharmful effects which affect human beings or any other beings. Emergency management is not1Illustration1:Emergency managementSource:(Anderson County Texas2019)
disaster management, it is a part of disaster management. Emergency management deals withemergency cases only. Let's take a case of Grenfell Tower fire in which 72 deaths occurred inaddition to 70 people injured. Principles of effective emergency incident are explained below:Comprehensive : -It refers to preparing and storing information of emergency functionsfrom mitigating, responding and recovery process. Hazards that are caused in Grenfell tower isfire. Flats of tower are get surrounded by fire and caused too many deaths. Emergencymanagement of Metropolitan police service need to be ready and need to keep a comprehensiveanalysis for all type of hazards that can occurred at any time (Kapucu and Hu, 2016).Anticipation: It refers to forecasting of hazards that can occurred in future due toclimatic changes. Like heavy rainfall creates problem for human beings. So, in Grenfell towerfire case emergency management prepare their equipments in advance for recovery process sothat recovery process gets done in less time and do not cause too many affects.Collaborative:In this principle, working together is focus of emergency management.For health safety of people, it need to work in group and save them in emergency incident. InGrenfell tower fire case, fire extinguishers work together to extinguish fire and save people fromincident. It also becomes easy to have effective result in recovery process by working together(Ernst, Mladenow and Strauss, 2017).Risk driven:emergency incident operates by taking risk to save people for harmfuleffects. It can be accident case where emergency is requires. In Grenfell tower fire case, it is riskdriven for metropolitan police service to save inside people who are living in flats. Risk is forboth people who are saving and who are fighting inside to save.Coordination:In this, employee who work in emergency management need tocoordinate with each department. In Grenfell tower fire, metropolitan police coordinates with fireextinguishers to extinguish fir in less time. It is like a multi agency frame work which helps toget effective results form emergency incident recovery (Nohrstedt, 2016).Controlling: In this, a supervisor or leader is positioned for controlling of recoveryprocess for emergency incident. In Grenfell tower fire incident, metropolitan police makes tendifferent leaders with their team and distributes work to save people. This mechanism guidepeople to save others from harmful affects. It makes easy to control and monitor the process.Science and technical advice cell:For recovery of harmful affects or disaster, it needtechnology to solve them. In Grenfell tower, technology helps metropolitan police to see the too2
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