How to plan and manage a disaster control centre

Disaster Management: How to Manage Information in an Emergency Control Centre

Why managing disaster information in the emergency control centre (ECC) is so important ! Arguably the most important job in disaster management is the management of information.  Unless disaster information is managed properly, tasks won’t be done, resources won’t be available, people will be put at more risk than necessary and disaster managers won’t have…




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Disaster Management: Planning to deal with disasters will save lives and reduce losses

Disaster Management: Planning to deal with disasters will save lives and reduce losses

The Purpose of Disaster Management Planning What disaster management planning is Disaster management planning is the process of preparing for an event and really falls into 4 phases: Identifying the types of emergency which may occur Hazard and risk assessment Rehearsing the plan Reviewing and evaluating the plan Of course, any disaster management planning has to…




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Disaster Management: Defining and Identifying Hazards and Risks

Defining And Identifying Hazards And Risks During Disaster Management It might first be useful to look at some definitions: Definition of Hazard: ‘something with the potential to cause harm or injury’ Definition of Risk: ‘the likelihood that it will actually cause harm or injury’ Definition of Risk Assessment: ‘the process of identifying hazards and assessing…




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Disaster Management: How to Conduct Business Continuity Risk Management

Business Continuity Risk Management Understanding Risk There are many very good reasons why business continuity (BC) hazard and risk assessment needs to be conducted regularly.  Some of the most important are: To identify problems and potential problems As an aid to decision making To assist with resource allocation To identify priority actions All of these…




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How to Publish Your eBook and Where

How to publish your ebook online will depend on what you want to achieve.  Most authors start with Amazon because that is the largest platform in the world, so we will start there. How to Publish Your eBook on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing Anyone can publish an ebook free on Amazon, whether you have one book…




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Confidence comes from inside you, not from anyone else

During my life I have met hundreds of people who claim they lack confidence to do something.  At one time or another, we all feel scared or nervous about something – no exceptions ! Confidence isn’t something that is taken away from you by someone else.  It is something you deny yourself. Don’t mistake a…




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