Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Natural disaster preparedness
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Natural disaster preparedness

  • 197 views
Published

 

Published in Technology , Business
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
197
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
11
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg8-Ouxu-2o

Transcript

  • 1. A disaster is a natural ormanmade event whichresults in wide spread humanloss, loss oflivelihood, property and life.
  • 2. A natural disaster is amajor adverse event resultingfrom natural processes of theEarth; examplesinclude floods, volcaniceruptions, earthquakes,(http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/news/environment-news/japan-tsunami-2011-vin/ ) and other geologicprocesses. A natural disastercan cause loss of life orproperty damage, andtypically leaves someeconomic damage in itswake………………………..
  • 3. n
  • 4. ,
  • 5. 1.Preparedness2.Response3.Recovery4.Prevention
  • 6. Personal preparedness focuseson preparing equipment andprocedures for use when adisaster occurs, i.e., planning.Preparedness measures cantake many forms including theconstruction ofshelters, implementation ofan emergencycommunicationsystem, installation of warningdevices, creation of back-uplife-line services.
  • 7. Planning and preparedness, would allow for abetter, more efficient use of the material andhuman resources.
  • 8. z
  • 9. It involvesmeasures takenin anticipationof, during andimmediatelyafter a disaster toensure that theeffects areminimized.
  • 10. Hospitals can b quickly be overwhelmed in the event of disaster…Theresponse phase in all cases the focus will quickly turn to fulfilling thebasic needs of the affected population. This assistance may beprovided by national or international agencies and organizations.
  • 11. The recovery phase starts after theimmediate threat to human life. Duringreconstruction it is recommended toconsider the location or constructionmaterial of the property.
  • 12. 1. Counselingprogram for thosewho lost the nearones2. Restoring serviceslike roads, andcommunicationlinks3. Providing financialsupport andemployment4. Reconstructingdamaged property
  • 13. It involves measures to eliminateor reduce the incidence ofseverity of disasters.
  • 14. EvacuationA hospital might need to be evacuated eitherpartially or
  • 15. Disaster Preparedness for HealthCare Professionals