Strengths And Weaknesses Of An Emergency Plan

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An emergency plan is an important element of the system of measures aiming to minimize the impact of incidents using specially defined procedures by people with appropriate training and resources. Although, the emergency plan can not prevent emergencies, but it does help to save lives, protect equipment, property, and the environment. For this to happen, such plans need to be carefully prepared, documented, and tested, prior to the occurrence of the specific event. The city of Toronto is one of the largest city in Canada, with the population of more than 2,6 millions of people. This feature makes the city and its inhabitants especially vulnerable to different types of incidents, thus, the authority of the city established a framework or,…show more content…
Additionally, the work aims to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the plan, and, on the basis of the results of the analysis, to make some recommendations on how it can be improved. As no less importance has a review of the plan as it should adapt to many types of hazards and incidents and ensure a rapid respond to them because, first of all, the plan has to perform its crucial purpose of protecting people's lives and ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of the citizens of the city of…show more content…
The importance of such document cannot be neglected as it provides an expert guidance on the emergency management process. Furthermore, the local authorities bear a huge responsibility for the safety and welfare of the citizens, property, infrastructure, and utilities. During the overview have been outlined the following positive features and strengths. First, the plan identifies the detail description of the structure and functions of all the committees, groups, and bodies that are created in case of emergency. It is supported with the adequate personnel, resources, and equipment. Second, possible hazards and risks are identified together with the facilities and other elements of the infrastructure that are at a risk. Additionally, the plan has the oversight of the communication activities before, during, and after the
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