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📒Responding To Emergencies ✍ Anne Rooney
✏Responding to Emergencies Book Summary : All around the world there are charities trying to respond to emergencies, from huge natural disasters like earthquakes and industrial accidents like the Fukushima nuclear plant, to civil disorder and daily accidents like capsized boats and mountain rescue. This book looks at the efforts of charity workers and volunteers.
📒Field Manual For Capacity Assessment Of Health Facilities In Responding To Emergencies ✍ WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
✏Author : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
✏Publisher : World Health Organization
✏Release Date : 2006-01-01
✏Pages : 190
✏ISBN : 9789290612162
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏Field Manual for Capacity Assessment of Health Facilities in Responding to Emergencies Book Summary : This field manual is an updated edition of the publication 'Protocol for assessment of health facilities responding to emergencies' (1999). It provides a management tool for health professionals evaluating the preparedness of their health facilities for dealing with disasters, and it contains three main sections: a questionnaire presented in a checklist format for capacity assessment; aspects of preparedness relating to structural and non-structural vulnerability, functions and human resources; and preparedness for specific emergencies relating to industrial sectors and contamination, infectious disease outbreaks and biological, chemical and radiological emergencies.
📒Understanding Assessing And Responding To Terrorism ✍ Brian T. Bennett
✏Understanding Assessing and Responding to Terrorism Book Summary : A comprehensive guide to understanding, assessing, and responding to terrorism in this modern age This book provides readers with a thorough understanding of the types of attacks that may be perpetrated, and how to identify potential targets, conduct a meaningful vulnerability analysis, and apply protective measures to secure personnel and facilities. The new edition of Understanding, Assessing, and Responding to Terrorism updates existing material and includes several new topics that have emerged, including information on new international terrorist groups as well as a new chapter on Regulations and Standards. A vulnerability analysis methodology, consisting of several steps—which include the techniques necessary to conduct a vulnerability analysis—is introduced and applied through several sample scenarios. By using easily customized templates for the screening process, valuation of a critical asset as a target, vulnerability analysis, security procedures, emergency response procedures, and training programs, the book offers a practical step-by-step process to help reduce risk. Each different type of terrorism is briefly discussed—however, the book focuses on those potential attacks that may involve weapons of mass destruction. There is a discussion of what physical and administrative enhancements can be implemented to improve a facility's ability to devalue, detect, deter, deny, delay, defend, respond, and recover to a real or threatened terrorist attack—whether it be at a facility, or in the community. Techniques on how personnel safety and security can be improved through the implementation of counter-terrorism programs are also outlined. An overview of the major counter-terrorism regulations and standards are presented, along with the significant governmental efforts that have been implemented to help prevent terrorist attacks and foster preparedness at both private and public sector facilities and for personnel. Understanding, Assessing, and Responding to Terrorism, Second Edition: Updates existing material, plus includes several new topics that have emerged including information on new international terrorist groups, new terrorist tactics, cyber terrorism, and Regulations and Standards Outlines techniques for improving facility and personnel safety and security through the implementation of counter-terrorism programs Unites the emergency response/public sector community with the private sector over infrastructure protection, thus allowing for easier communication between them Includes questions/exercises at the end of each chapter and a solutions manual to facilitate its use as a textbook Understanding, Assessing, and Responding to Terrorism, Second Edition is a must-have reference for private and public sector risk managers, safety engineers, security professionals, facility managers, emergency responders, and others charged with protecting facilities and personnel from all types of hazards (accidental, intentional, and natural).
📒Emergency Response To Domestic Terrorism ✍ Alethia Cook
✏Emergency Response to Domestic Terrorism Book Summary : Emergency Response to Domestic Terrorism analyzes the emergency response to the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Terrorism is a complex threat, and the American government is expected to deter or intervene in every attack. For that reason, the government must be better prepared to respond to acts of terror. One critical element is to understand what constitutes an "effective response." To answer this key question, the author examined the existing literature and interviewed thirty-one elite participants in the emergency response to the bombing. The result is a unique qualitative case study that analyzes the response efforts undertaken after the bombing to draw conclusions about their relative success or failure. Emergency Response to Domestic Terrorism looks at the nature and interrelationship of bureaucratic structures involved in the response, the organizational networking between the response bureaucracy, and the impact of bureaucratic culture on the response. The work contributes to the existing literatures in both emergency response and bureaucracy. First, theoretical arguments about bureaucracies and their function are put to the test as they are applied to a specific crisis situation. Second, interview materials with key individuals who were on the scene of this American terrorist disaster are provided. Third, the emergency response literature is examined to determine whether the Oklahoma City bombing exhibited the anticipated response challenges. In addition, the work provides insights into the extent to which response communities are familiar with federal response guidelines. The overall results of the study are applicable to emergency response to terrorist incidents and to natural disasters. By bringing together the academic and the practical aspects of emergency response, the work will appeal to students, practitioners, and policymakers. Further, it will foster better understanding of public policy and public administration in general.
📒Responding To Routine Emergencies Workbook ✍ Frank Montagna
✏Responding to Routine Emergencies Workbook Book Summary : This workbook is the companion to best selling text Responding to “Routine” Emergencies. The author has developed study materials in the form of questions and scenarios that will challenge the reader to look deeper into the routine calls that all firefighters respond to so they come away with a better grasp of proper actions to take. The materials in this workbook can be used by an individual or within a group as part of an interactive company drill. Regardless of how it is used, the reader will benefit from gaining a better knowledge of dealing with routine emergencies that the fire service comes face to face with every day. Each study question is referenced back to lessons from the original text. The scenarios are written so that firefighters can relate to the situations and see themselves. The lessons are timeless for any member of the fire service from the biggest city to the smallest village.
📒Emergency Management And Tactical Response Operations ✍ Thomas D. Phelan
✏Emergency Management and Tactical Response Operations Book Summary : Is emergency management education undoing an age-old tradition in the American Fire Service? Has the time arrived to educate emergency managers in college classrooms rather than in twenty years of tactical operations experience? Over one hundred forty-three (143) institutions of higher education are now offering certificate or degree programs in emergency management with no tactical operations experience required for admission. Resistance by veteran law enforcement officers and fire fighters may have to be overcome if we are to prepare emergency managers with required skill sets. Dr. Tom Phelan explores the skills being taught to emergency management students and addresses the concerns of experienced first responders in accepting their leadership. *Discusses the value of emergency management education in the post-9/11 world *Makes clear the need for educating emergency managers to prepare them for emergency manager leadership *Helps bridge the gap between emergency management and first responders *Should be required reading in every college emergency management curriculum *The book is clear, concise, and an "easy read"
📒Responding To Routine Emergencies ✍ Frank C. Montagna
✏Responding to Routine Emergencies Book Summary : Response and tactics for common calls, incl. carbon monoxide.
📒Regional Workshop On Preparedness And Response To Aquatic Animal Health Emergencies In Asia ✍ Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
✏Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
✏Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
✏Release Date : 2005
✏Pages : 178
✏ISBN : 9251053952
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏Regional Workshop on Preparedness and Response to Aquatic Animal Health Emergencies in Asia Book Summary : The Workshop focused on emergency planning and responses to serious outbreaks of aquatic animal diseases in Asia. These proceedings include all the papers presented, group reports and resulting recommendations. The workshop was organized jointly by FAO, the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific and the WorldFish Center and was hosted by the Government of Indonesia, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries. The material covers a wide range of topics, from a review of the history, current status and socio-economic impacts of transboundary aquatic animal diseases in Asia to analyses of regional needs in areas such as contingency planning, legislation and capacity building.
📒Wiley Pathways Introduction To Emergency Management ✍ Michael K. Lindell, Ph.D.
✏Wiley Pathways Introduction to Emergency Management Book Summary : The recent devastation caused by tsunamis, hurricanes and wildfires highlights the need for highly trained professionals who can develop effective strategies in response to these disasters. This invaluable resource arms readers with the tools to address all phases of emergency management. It covers everything from the social and environmental processes that generate hazards to vulnerability analysis, hazard mitigation, emergency response, and disaster recovery.
📒Emergency Workers Scotland Act 2004 2005 Asp 2 ✍ HM Government
✏Emergency Workers Scotland Act 2004 2005 asp 2 Book Summary :