Lucien G. Canton, CEM


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Lucien G. Canton, CEM

  1. 1. Emergency Management: Concepts and Strategies for Effective Programs Lucien G. Canton CEM,CBCP, CPP
  2. 2. Central Theme Emergency Management = Emergency Operations Planning
  3. 3. Book Divisions <ul><li>Defining Emergency Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History & social science perspectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolving roles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emergency Management Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Program development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning Concepts and Techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Disaster Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crisis management </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Traditional Emergency Management <ul><li>Based on military planning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan-centric </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hierarchical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closed-system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Experientially-based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited use of empirical studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perpetration of disaster mythology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task-defined </li></ul>
  5. 5. Emergency Management Cycle Strategic Tactical
  6. 6. Specialized Body of Knowledge Technical Knowledge Historical Disasters Social Science Research
  7. 7. Management Tasks Planning Organizing Directing Controlling
  8. 8. The Role of Emergency Manager <ul><li>Program manager, not a technician </li></ul><ul><li>Generalist, not a specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator and facilitator, not a director </li></ul><ul><li>Senior policy advisor, not staff functionary </li></ul><ul><li>Primary responsibility is the strategic plan, not the emergency operations plan </li></ul><ul><li>Must be perceived as adding value </li></ul>
  9. 9. Strategic Planning Vision Mission Strategy Goals Objectives Action Action meets Objectives Objectives achieve Goals Goals implement Strategy Strategy fulfills Mission Mission achieves Vision ACT Vision defines Mission Mission drives Strategy Strategy identifies Goals Goals determine Objectives Objectives determine Action PLAN
  10. 10. Strategic Emergency Management Model Mitigation Strategy Recovery Strategy Response Strategy Preparedness Strategy Strategic Plan
  11. 11. MITIGATE TRANSFER RETAIN AVOID Risk Management Strategy Multi-Year Strategic Plan Mitigation Strategy Insurance Strategy Recovery Strategy Avoidance Strategy Response Strategy Preparedness Strategy Mitigation Plans Emergency Plans Continuity Plans Recovery Plans
  12. 12. Levels of Operation Strategic Crisis Management Tactical Multiagency Coordination System Operational Incident Command System
  13. 13. Traditional Incident Management Policy Group EOC Department EOC Department EOC Department EOC ICP ICP ICP
  14. 14. Incident Management Department Heads MAC Group Department EOC Department EOC Department EOC ICP ICP ICP Senior Elected Official Strategic Tactical Operational Mutual Aid Agencies Emergent Organizations Community Based Organizations
  15. 15. More Information <ul><li>Lucien G. Canton </li></ul><ul><li>415.221.2562 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>