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    Emergency Management is a community or organization plans on how to handle threats, hazards or disasters. Emergency management is a process that involves planning, training, prevention, preparedness, response and recovery from threats or hazards. These threats or hazards can include terrorism, fire, tornadoes, flooding etc. Emergency plans are put in place to prevent loss or damage. Emergency plans have to be created and upgraded to map out how to respond to ongoing or potential dangers.…

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    step in Emergency Management. When your community is prepared, you are ready to handle a disaster. The degrees in preparedness comes from training scenarios, and drills to ensure that they community is ready in the event of a disaster. What does is actually mean to be prepared? If disaster strikes your community are you ready with emergency personal? Do you have city utilities on stand-by to respond to situations that might arise due to the disaster? Preparedness is not just for emergency…

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    Emergency Management Exercises This paper will focus on recognizing the importance of emergency management exercises when faced by hazards. These are essential methods that one must practice when dealing with emergency management. Furthermore, these are critical steps that groups, organizations and communities must consider in order to be prepare to handle an emergency. One must realize that many regions throughout the state are exposed or have a history of being exposed to disasters, this is…

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    The public sector has many responsibilities when it comes emergency management. In an effort to understand how law enforcement, fire department, and other public safety officials can strengthen emergency management, each phase must be discussed. Mitigation is defined as the effort to reduce loss of lives, property, and decrease the effect of a disaster. During this phase the public sector faces the challenges of mainly providing increased public safety. For instance, conducting a threat analysis…

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    CHAPTER EMERGENCY PROCEDURE TEAM RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Emergency Procedure Team: President (in charge) Vice President-Standards House Chairman Chapter Council Adviser 2. Emergency phone numbers for police, fire, emergency medical service/ambulance and campus security should be posted by all phones in the chapter facility. 3. Chapter member immediately contacts the appropriate emergency service and a member of the Emergency Procedure Team. 4. Chapter President • Ensures appropriate…

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    any good emergency management program comes with it effective leadership. This is virtually true with any operation plan but it is the most important of the five listed for this exercise. My reasoning is simple. Effective leadership requires skills such as communication, intellect and planning. Those traits are almost identical to any effective Emergency Management Leader. Also, an effective leader can ensure the other challenges listed are successful as well. In other words, no Emergency…

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    While most emergency management disciplines focus on preventing disaster victims with their response, mitigation has the goal of reducing disaster victims. DIFFERENCES Another difference would include the participation of both public and private sectors to create a long-term…

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    continuous cycle of emergency management. Dr. Baird states that “the ‘recovery’ component of emergency management is more complex that the other components and involves a much larger group of diverse stakeholders with sometimes-conflicting objectives.” (Baird, 2010). A concise description of the recovery phase is: “The basic definition of recovery is the process of returning a community to ‘normal.’” (Castillo, 2011). Dr. Ronald Perry and Dr. Michael Lindell, in their book Emergency Planning…

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    Metcalfe County Emergency Management Director Emory Kidd was awarded the Mitigation Manager of the Year by The Kentucky Association of Mitigation Mangers. Emory has been with the Metcalfe County Emergency Management Agency for 11 years, and prior to that he was a volunteer deputy for six years. During his service, he has not only secured mitigation grant funding for Metcalfe County, but he has coordinated with other local emergency managers to bring much needed mitigation funding to the Barren…

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    Case Study: Collaboration in Emergency Management Collaboration is a constant effort in the emergency management field. With events like Hurricane Katrina and the 9/11 Attacks in recent memory, it is apparent that local, state, and federal government agencies can become overwhelmed in times of emergency. Several local community and private agencies have aided the government to prepare, respond, and help recover in natural and human disasters. With collaboration being a conscious decision as…

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