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INTEGRATED EMERGENCYMANAGEMENT
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1P1 Legislation and guidance stipulating public services must deal with emergency incidents..1P2 Public services having statutory responsibility in planning for and responding toemergency incidents....................................................................................................................4P3 Role played by public services in emergency planning.........................................................5P4 Considerations for public services while emergency planning..............................................6CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONEmergency management is a significant procedure to control and manage each and everyundesirable conditions. It includes number of actions planning and required frameworks to assessneeds to cater affected population. This study will focus on such basic principles for emergencymanagement(Qiu, Zhu and Fan, 2017).It will include BMI healthcare organization of UKfounded in year 1970 to reflect and relate the mentioned tasks of report. There are variant ofemergency situations that can affect a large portion of people which need to analyzed and itsmanagement plan must be prepared according to casualties type. This report will coverdescription to legal laws and guidelines related to emergencies. It will also reflect the role playedby public service providers in case of casualties. The report will lay down emphasis on basicconsiderations related to emergency planning as well.P1 Legislation and guidance stipulating public services must deal with emergency incidentsA general law that has been introduced to control the emergency situations is CivilContingency Act, 2004.The act states different responders and their classifications to managethe situations(Sahebjamnia, Torabi and Mansouri, 2015).According to the act, the serviceproviders like local authorities and other bodies or supporting organizations need to be highlyCategory 1 respondersIn this category, all principle supportive service providers need to be active during thetime of emergencies. It includes, health care providers, environmental agencies, fire and policeauthorities and all local authorities providing significant support to the victims.Category 2 respondersThese responders need to align their services with the actions of category 1 responders tomaintain the financial status of involved organizations and to establish a sustainable folio fordifferent service providers. It includes the service providers such as local authorities, Utilityproviders and other transport services providers. Under the terms and condition laid down withinthe sections of contingencies act, there is an important part which needs to be played by Localauthorities. They are responsible to help community at basic level by providing them necessaryutilities and other required services.Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme (JESIP)This program includes all the principles and working plan of the three services together. Police,fire and rescue and Ambulance services are managed under this program. It is implies certain1
significant considerations and working pattern of these services at times of natural calamities.Under this program, the service providers are required to act upon Methane Model to implementthe stages of action plan in a proper way.M/ETHANEIt is the set of specified stage to maintain and manage all the situation persist within a casualty.The plan need to be followed according to the mentioned stages to ensure the coverage of eachand significant information or data that need to be covered.Major IncidentService providers must include the all the information related to that of the level incidentoccurs. Flood is one of the major incident that has to be identify by service provider.Exact locationLocation is the place where incidents happen at that moments service providers need to bequickly deliver exact location about incident to healthy and social care institutes like,hospitals and private nursing care.Type of incidentsClassification of type of incidents must be communicated within every public serviceorganizations. Flooding, disease outbreak and fire are the types of incidents that need to beresolve as faster as service provider can. Flood is one of the major incident that impactwhole economy and destroy development of country.HazardsThe severity and all hazards related to the occurred disruption need to be assessed yregulating bodies. Such as, Lack of food items and spread disease of contaminated waterthat effects human healthy and make them ill and loss of human life is one of that damagewhich is caused by floods (Qiu, Zhu and Fan, 2017). Drinking water suppliers will bepolluted, especially if sewage treatment plants are within flooded area. Chronic diseasesmay be the result of this contamination. Transported program also will be disrupted asresult food suppliers and aid delayed. Human get caught in high velocity food waters anddrown in it.Actions2
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