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What should we call what we do?. Comprehensive Vulnerability Management Disaster Management Integrated Public Risk Management Public Safety Management Hazards Risk Management Hazards Management Homeland Security Emergency Management. What should we call what we do?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • What should we call what we do? Comprehensive Vulnerability Management Disaster Management Integrated Public Risk Management Public Safety Management Hazards Risk Management Hazards Management Homeland Security Emergency Management

  • What should we call what we do?Is the we a homogeneous lot???

  • What should we call what we do?Is the we a homogeneous lot???We are what we are

  • What should we call what we do?Is the we a homogeneous lot???We are what we areAnd we need to be honest

  • Sometimes things just dont make sense and need careful examination

  • What should we call what we do?It comes down to carefully defining definitions

  • Hazard

    A potential or actual force with the capability to cause human injury/ death and/or significant damage to property.

  • Emergency

    A Hazard impact causing adverse physical, social, psychological, economic or political effects that Challenges the Ability to Rapidly & Effectively Respond. Requires a stepped up capacity and capability (mutual aid, expanded management, etc.) to meet an expected outcome. Commonly requires change from normal management methods.

  • Disaster

    A Hazard impact causing adverse physical, social, psychological, economic or political effects that Exceed the Ability to Rapidly & Effectively Respond. Expected outcomes are affected Requires change from normal management methods to manage effectively.

  • What should we call what we do?Emergency Management (EM) ???The current gulf between Academics & Practitioners

  • What should we call what we do?Comprehensive Emergency Management: Mitigation Preparedness Response Recovery

  • What should we call what we do?Emergency Management (EM)

    Emergency management is responsible for managing the four phases of comprehensive emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery

  • What should we call what we do?Emergency Management addresses the science of managing people and complex systems under emergency conditions, and managing the programs that comprise CEM*

    * CEM: Comprehensive Emergency Management

  • What should we call what we do?Comprehensive Emergency Management: Mitigation Preparedness Response Recovery

    Requires an overall program to demonstrate how these four focus activities are inter-related and coordinated i.e., managed

  • What should we call what we do? Comprehensive Vulnerability Management Disaster Management Integrated Public Risk Management Public Safety Management Hazards Risk Management Hazards Management Homeland Security Emergency Management

  • What should we call what we do?Comprehensive Emergency Management: Mitigation Preparedness Response RecoveryNecessary but not sufficient to be EM

  • What should we call what we do?Comprehensive Emergency Management: Mitigation Preparedness Response RecoveryManagement under stress & uncertainty

  • What should we call what we do?Comprehensive Emergency Management: Mitigation Preparedness Response RecoveryManagement under stress & uncertaintyAlso Necessary but not sufficient to be EM

  • What should we call what we do?Emergency Management:The management of: Mitigation Preparedness Response RecoveryTHIS IS WHAT DEFINES & SEPARATES EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT the are in we are what we are

  • What should we call what we do? Comprehensive Vulnerability Management Disaster Management Integrated Public Risk Management Public Safety Management Hazards Risk Management Hazards Management Homeland Security Emergency Management

  • What should we call what we do?Trying to be all things to all disciplines through name designation can extend to become nothing to anybody