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1 How to Handle an Emergency Peter Ward Regional Resilience Director Government Office East Midlands

2 What is an Emergency ? threatens serious damage to human welfare; serious damage to the environment; or war, or terrorism, which threatens serious damage to security.

3 Terrorism

4 London Bombings

5 Polonium -210  2006  Alexander Litvinenko

6 Sarin Gas  1995  12 Killed  6000 injured

7 White Powder Incidents

8 Foot and Mouth

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10 Floods......

11 Walham

12 Drinking Water

13 2050?

14 Buncefield 2005

15 Fuel Dispute  Price Protests  Dependency  Drivers disputes

16 Pandemic Influenza  1918  Swine Flu  Research  Containment  Mitigation  Business Continuity

17 Cryptosporidium

18 Winter Weather  February

19 Heatwave  Paris 2003  41,800 excess deaths

20 So be prepared

21 Civil Contingencies Act 2004  Clear Roles and Responsibilities  New Structure: Local, Regional and National  Annual Cycle of Risk Assessment  Minimum Capabilities  Bi annual Assessment of Progress

22 22 Local response only Local response - with Govt Office a two- way channel to central government Serious - Department led central response. COBR not involved Significant - Co-ordinated central response led by Department from COBR Catastrophic - Central direction from COBR Central government involvement in crises National Coverage Single Scene Impact of Event Impact

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24 The Capabilities  Mass Fatalities (Temp Mortuary)  Mass Casualties (Regional Ambulance)  CBRN (New Dimensions)  Infectious Disease  Animal Disease  Fuel  Resilient Comms  Humanitarian Assistance Centre

25 Tiers COBR Lead Government Department GO Gold Silver Bronze

26 National

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29 Lead Government Departments and Agencies  Defra: Farming, Floods, Pollution  DECC: Fuel  Home Office: Terrorism  Health: Flu  Animal Health  Food Standards Agency  Health Protection Agency

30 Regions

31 Region  9 English Regions  Central Government in the Region  Communications link  Regional Minister  Regional Resilience Forum (RRF)  Regional Civil Contingencies Committee (RCCC)  Scientific and Technical Advice Cell (STAC)

32 Emergency Powers serious damage to human welfare, the environment or Security; it is necessary to make provision urgently in order to resolve the emergency; emergency regulations must be proportionate

33 Regional Sit Rep  Where is it  What has happened  Who is handling it  Action what are we doing  Who have we told

34 Battle Rhythm  9am SitRep  10am Telekit  11am Lead Department  12n COBR  3pm Telekit  5pm Sit Rep  7pm Poss Telekit

35 LRFs

36 Local Resilience Forum (LRF)  Category One  Police  Fire  Ambulance  Local Authority  PCTs  HPA  Environment Agency

37 LRF  Category Two  Utilities  Transport  SHA  HSE

38 Gold The Gold Commander is in overall control of their organisation's resources. They will not be on site, but at a distant control room, Gold Command, where they will formulate the strategy for dealing with the incident. Will gather partners.

39 Silver  The Silver Commander is the tactical commander who manages the strategic direction making them into sets of actions that are completed by Bronze.  not located at the scene normally as they need to be able to take a step back.

40 Bronze  A Bronze Commander directly controls the organisation's resources at the incident.  normally police led, irrespective of which organisation they works for unless it is a fire and rescue-led incident..  If the incident is complex different Bronzes are given their own tasks: taking statements, cordon control or survivor management.

41 Recovery  Quantify damage  Set Regional Partnership e.g. emda, defra  Bellwin bids  Departmental responses  Allocation advice

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44 We advise you to..  Go in  Stay in  Tune in

45 EHOs  Drinking water  Food contamination  Pollution  Safety issues

46 EHOs  You are a partner  Know your Emergency Planning Officer  Know the plans  Volunteer for training and exercises


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