Running Head: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLAN
Emergency Preparedness Plan
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLAN
Emergency Preparedness Plan Synopsis
The purpose behind an emergency preparedness plan is to give direction and guidance to
the community in case of a crisis or emergency situation with a specific end goal to respond
efficiently to any crisis that could cause injury, environmental or physical damage, disruption of
operations, or even death. Any member of the community who has been trained in administering
emergency treatment or perform CPR can be lifesaving (Schwab, Sandler & Brower, 2016).
An emergency can happen at any given moment, all of a sudden and without any warning.
Community emergency preparation plans are intended to provide the general population a
management tool to facilitate an efficient, timely, coordinated, and proper emergency response to
noteworthy occasions that affect the community and its populace (Levac, Toal-Sullivan &
OSullivan, 2012). A significant portion of them depends on successfully coordinating the public
emergency response with those of other emergency and government response agencies. The
management of such crises comprises of four continuous stages:
This stage incorporates exercises intended to decrease or take out potential dangers to
property or individuals or to diminish the real or potential impacts or outcomes of an incident.
Mitigation measures are regularly informed by lessons learned from earlier occurrences
(Schwab, Sandler & Brower, 2016). This step includes continuous actions which decrease the
exposure to, the likelihood of, or potential ...