Presentation on theme: "Unit 15 Planning and Management of Major Incidents"— Presentation transcript:
1Unit 15 Planning and Management of Major Incidents Lesson Three (P3, M2)
2Introduction Hi everyone ............. Today we are going to look at what the effects are of major incidents on people and places.A disaster effects lots of people in all kinds of ways.Major Incident in York Right Now!!!
3Today's Lesson!!!Effects of Major Incidents on People, Places and Communities!!!
4Major IncidentsWhenever you have a major incident there are lots of people affected by it.Two types: Directly Affected: (At the time)IndividualsRescue WorkersCommunitiesEnvironment
5Major IncidentsAlso people can be indirectly affected by a major incident:-Local communities can be destroyed.-Loss of tourism, trade and business.-Long Term Changes to Environments.-Changes in Politics-Discrimination-War and Conflicts.
6The Direct Effects of a Major Incident IndividualsThe first people who are effected by a major incident are the individuals involved within the incident.People can be killed, injured, lose their homes, businesses, the environment can be polluted and contaminated.
7Boscastle Floods 2004Boscastle Floods in The floods happened in Cornwall. Flash Floods!!!In the flash floods at Boscastle the flooding caused direct damage to those Individuals whose houses or businesses were ruined by flood water.Tourism in the area was massively affected and shops and businesses destroyed.
9Boscastle Floods 2004 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjOEdeAAyA4 Sum Up for the FloodsThe Rescue Operation.So who was DIRECTLY INVOLVED????
10Boscastle 2004: Indirectly Affected Local TownLocal TownBoscastleThe Sea
11So in Boscastle ...... Properties within the town were destroyed. Trees were uprooted and farmland destroyed.Bridges collapsed and cars and buildings were washed into the sea.Environmental damage from cars and sewage.Write down the individuals who were affected in this Major Incident?
12Class Work 9/11 The Attack on the Twin Towers What have been the Direct and Indirect impacts of 9/11?
13The Effects of 9/11Direct: Casualties, Impacts on the Rescue Workers, Damage to the City, Environmental damage caused by the destruction of the towers.Indirect: Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Security Changes, Social Changes, Redesign of Planes and Buildings, Discrimination, Fear, Secret War on Terrorism.
14Direct Affects of a Major Incident 2. Effects on Rescue WorkersIn many major incidents there are many different rescue workers involved.Many people In Major Incidents can be dead, badly injured, burned or trapped under wreckage.Casualties include Men, women and children.
15Rescue WorkersRescue workers have not only got to witness these terrible scenes but also try and help these casualties.Frustration of loosing people.Little time is given to how the Rescue workers are feeling and many experience trauma or PTSD as a result. Many can become unfit for duty.
17Direct Affects of a Major Incident Loss of Law and OrderWith any major incident there is so much strain placed on the UPS. Also lots of resources are needed and so as a result there can be a breakdown in law and order. Increases in theft and looting.
18Direct Affects of a Major Incident Loss of Power and UtilitiesIn many major incidents, gas, electric and water supplies can be cut off or damaged. This creates further problems as the rescue operation is slowed. Further disasters can also be created.
19DiseaseThe final major impact of major incidents on communities is the increased spread of disease.Disease is spread quickly by unclean areas and areas who have lost power and clean water.Floods also spill huge amounts of waste into the environment.Typhoid becomes more common. Pakistan!!
20Foot and Mouth 2001 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PtSTo0Sb-o Watch this video and think about the affects of this major incident on communities, individuals and rescue workers.Create a table to show this.
21To sum up!!Direct Impacts: such as loss of homes, businesses, farmland, environment, loss of life or casualties.Indirect Impacts: Businesses may be forced to go out of business and so loose jobs elsewhere, tourism impacts, environmental damage, long term changes to areas or societies, indirect wars or conflicts, changes in politics.