Emergency Management

Overview of a typical system of emergency management complexity of emergency management, together with the growing need for the engagement of multiple agencies, departments and agencies in emergencies, be they urban or industrial, has increased the need of having a standardized and adaptable system handling emergencies not only within States or countries, but increasing international character mode. It is increasingly more important to base international agreements on a common system of emergency management. Most of these systems are based on the platform of response of systems of command on scene formed mid-1960s in the attack on forest fires in the North of USA.It may be necessary to adapt the system of handling emergencies (SME) that conform to political, administrative or cultural systems, customs and values existing in a town, village, city, State or country. When the main purpose is to improve the handling of emergencies within an area, such adaptations are not only beneficial but which may be essential for the adoption of the system itself. Taking into account that the EMS is a model tested in many countries and given that the training materials they are available free of charge, the adoption of the system by an organization, State or country can be very beneficial.

The framework of the EMS is an effective forum in which issues of handling emergencies between agencies and responders can be treated. Establishing a unified command of the respective representatives of agencies or organizations, at a single headquarters of inter-agency for emergency management, the following benefits are achieved: elaborates a series of objectives for any emergency. A collective approach to the development of strategies is adopted in order to achieve the objectives of the emergency. Improves the flow of information and coordination among all jurisdictions and agencies involved in the emergency. All agencies with responsibility for emergency have knowledge of priorities and restrictions of each of them.