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1 Session 31 Comparative Emergency Management Session 3 Slide Deck

2 Session 32 Session Objectives 1.Provide an overview of disasters throughout history 2.Explain the ancient roots of emergency management, and discuss the key actions and players that have contributed to the evolution of the emergency management discipline 3.Explain the modern roots of emergency management

3 Session 33 Disaster History Disasters oftentimes represent much more than just “ornamental” or interesting events that merely mark our historical record. Rather, these catastrophes have been so influential as to guide and actually shape our history.

4 Session 34 Civilizations Affected by Disasters Mayans Norse Minoans Supe Old Egyptian Empire

5 Session 35 Notable Historical Disasters

6 Session 36 EM Motivating Concepts The reduction of harm to life The reduction of harm to property The reduction of harm to the environment

7 Session 37 Timeless Hazards Famine and starvation Intolerable natural forces (meteorological, hydrological, other) Dangerous wildlife Violence at the hands of other social groupings Disease Accidental injuries

8 Session 38 Historical Examples The Asipu Risk Management Pompeii Evacuation Egyptian Water Wheels Roman Fire Departments Incan Fortifications

9 Session 39 Reasons for Differentiation Form of government in place Portfolio of hazards that exist within the country Public perception of risk Political will to manage hazards and disasters Emergency management capacity Available funding Experience with disaster consequences Physical location Vulnerabilities (physical, social, economic, and environmental)

10 Session 310 Civil Defense Era Response to the threat posed by air raids and the ever-present prospect of a nuclear attack Systems included: –Detection –Early warning –Hardened shelters –Standardized and specialized training –Standardized and hazard-specific equipment, supplies and protocols –Funding –Search & rescue teams –Local and regional coordination

11 Session 311 Examples of Civil Defense Roots Great Britain Canada The United States France Algeria

12 Session 312 Other Factors Necessity / Acceptance of a need Popular criticism / failed response No capacity exists…


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