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Emergency Preparedness

  1. 1. <ul>EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE FOR TODAY’S WORLD </ul>
  2. 2. Emergencies. How often is a common person like you and me affected by disasters? Not too often, perhaps. But when you do get affected, do you know how to react? How will you react when....
  3. 3. An earthquake strikes?
  4. 4. A tsunami hits?
  5. 5. You suddenly get flooded?
  6. 6. A terrorist strikes?
  7. 7. Your building collapses?
  8. 8. Someone shoots at you?
  9. 9. A bomb explodes?
  10. 10. Your building catches fire?
  11. 11. Your gas cylinder explodes?
  12. 12. Your husband's hand is bleeding?
  13. 13. Your mom's hand gets burnt?
  14. 14. Your dad has a heart attack?
  15. 15. Your son chokes?
  16. 16. Your daughter has a nosebleed?
  17. 17. Your friend's arm is fractured?
  18. 18. Your colleague falls down?
  19. 19. <ul>THE BASICS </ul><ul>DISASTER CONDITION : A SIGNIFICANT NATURAL DISASTER OR MAN-MADE EVENT THAT OVERWHELMES THE AFFECTED STATE, NECESSITATING BOTH PUBLIC HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE ASSISTANCE </ul>
  20. 20. <ul>THE BASICS </ul><ul><li>MUST BE DECLARED OF SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
  21. 21. MASS CASUALTY INCIDENT
  22. 22. PARADIGM SHIFT (TRIAGE) </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul>THE BASICS </ul><ul><li>TERRORISM AS THE NEW VARIABLE
  24. 24. CBRNE </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CHEMICAL
  25. 25. BIOLOGIC
  26. 26. RADIOLOGIC
  27. 27. NUCLEAR
  28. 28. EXPLOSION </li></ul></ul></ul>
  29. 29. <ul>STAGES OF DISASTER </ul><ul><li>PREIMPACT PHASE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities are focused on: </li><ul><ul><ul><li>PLANNING
  30. 30. PREPREDNESS
  31. 31. PREVENTION
  32. 32. WARNING </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  33. 33. <ul>STAGES OF DISASTER </ul><ul><li>IMPACT PHASE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Efforts are directed towards: </li><ul><ul><ul><li>RESPONDING TO DISASTER
  34. 34. INITIATING THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
  35. 35. MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF THE HAZARD </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  36. 36. <ul>STAGES OF DISASTER </ul><ul><li>POSTIMPACT PHASE </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BEGINS 72 HRS AFTER DISASTER AND MAY CONTINUE FOR 2-3 YRS
  37. 37. NETWORK OF ACTIVITIES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE RECOVERY, REHABILITATION AND RECONSTRUCTION </li></ul></ul></ul>
  38. 38. <ul>LESSONS LEARNED FROM MCI </ul><ul><li>PERSONNEL
  39. 39. ROTATION AND RESTING OF PERSONNEL
  40. 40. USE OF FAMILY OR VOLUNTEERS
  41. 41. METHOD OF EVACUATION
  42. 42. CARE OF HOSPITAL STAFF AND FAMILY
  43. 43. EQUIPMENT
  44. 44. EMERGENCY PLANS AND DRILLS </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul>PANDEMIC INFLUENZA </ul><ul>H1N1 & H5N1 </ul><ul><ul><li>PHASES OF PANDEMIC ALERT </li></ul></ul>

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