Integrated Emergency Management: PDF

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INTEGRATEDEMERGENCYMANAGEMENT
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1P1. Outline the legislation and guidance that stipulates how the public services must deal withemergency incidents....................................................................................................................1P2. Define the public services who have a statutory responsibility in planning for andresponding to emergency incidents.............................................................................................3M1. Report the circumstances and process for military support during an emergency incident......................................................................................................................................................4P3. Explain the role played by the public services in emergency planning................................5P4. Identify the main considerations that public services must address when planning foremergency situations...................................................................................................................6M2. Assess the importance of emergency planning for major emergency situations.................7D1. Analyse the responsibilities of the public services to meet the legislative requirements ofemergency planning...................................................................................................................7CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................8REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONIntegrated emergency management refers to hazards approach that aims at co-ordinating,directing and controlling the disasters independent of their originality, type, size and complexity.Tesco PLC trading is a public limited company that deals in general merchandise retailer andgroceries. It is ranked as third largest retailer and provides employment to approx 476000 peopleacross the world. Therefore, it aims at planning and preparedness regarding emergency incidentsand is explained it detail in the present report. The main considerations that must to be addressedwhile planning for emergency situations and importance of emergency planning are explained inreport.MAIN BODYP1. Outline the legislation and guidance that stipulates how the public services must deal withemergency incidents.Every business organisation understands the importance for having the capability that canrespond effectively to emergency situations. The various legal and regulatory frameworksprovide guidelines to both public and private sector institutions to deal with emergencysituations. Following are given the key legislation and guidance that stipulates how the publicservices must deals with emergency situations.Civil Contingencies Act, 2004: This act aims at establishing clear set of responsibilities androles for the people who are involved in preparations for emergency and who response at locallevel. This also requires organisation to be health system for eg. NHS bodies, local authorities oremergency services for preparing regarding adverse incidents. This is an Act of the Parliament ofUK which focus on establishing comprehensive framework regarding emergency planning andits response, it ranges from local to national level(Carlson And et.al., 2019). The CivilContingencies Act is divided in 3 parts and imposes different roles and duties to each part.The category 1 responders are organisation that are at the core of response in most of theemergencies. The category 1 responders are also subject to full set for civil protection role andduties. This includes usual blue-light services related to emergencies and involves fire services,ambulance services, NHS primary trusts care, police forces or local authorities.The category 2 responders are person or body that has role for supporting the category 1responders and includes utilities, transport, health and government sectors like water, gas,1
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