Disaster Prevention and Management
Response of Local Government to the New Risks (Реакция местных органов власти на новые риски) [статья]
Опубликовано на портале: 10-01-2003Gordon Iles Disaster Prevention and Management. 1994. Vol. 3. No. 1. P. 61 - 65.
Compares the different types of local authorities within the United Kingdom and the various duties imposed on them by statute or morals. Outlines the history of emergency planning in general and shows how local authorities become involved. Reviews the facilities and support available to the emergency services from these authorities. Details these in departmental form, including Works and Services; Education; Welfare and Social Services; Libraries; Housing; and Environmental Health. Outlines the services provided: supply of transport, equipment, plant and personnel; the identification, designation and preparation of premises for use as survivor reception, rest, relatives, or media centres or as temporary mortuaries; and the provision of trauma and bereavement counselling and co-ordination of volunteer services. Concludes with a discussion of the restoration phase: the setting up and management of trust funds; siting and erection of memorials; and re-establishment of the incident site.