Definition of disaster management

The definition of disaster management is to keep the control and maintain the peace, welfare, and security of a certain company or organisation during a time of distress or calamity.Alternately, in more commonplace terms, it used to describe the control of aid and assistance to those affected by disaster or calamity due to natural or man-made catastrophes upon people, livestock and the public in general.

Disaster management occurs mainly and most obviously, when a disaster actually takes place. Disaster managers for this reason,consider all varying factors whichmaytake placein a geographic area or business before they actually proceed with any action or implementation.

For example, communities based near coastal areas or locations a reasonable distance close by, must remain vigilant and fully prepared for natural disasters like hurricanes,floods, and wind related issues, but all communities and localities must remain alert and considerable of man-made  disasters such as chemical catastrophes, major and minor explosions and detonation charges and disease and epidemics. Civil and national war is another disaster which must be considered in the likelihood of such events taking place.

The useof disaster managers are important because their ability to evaluate risk, exposure, and predictability helps them to create certain specific response plans and ensure acceptable levels of efficiency and reaction to any given disaster.Where and whenever required, search and rescue efforts begin as soon as possible. Most of the time, dependentupon the injuries suffered by the victims,or the temperature, and the victim’s access to air and water, a vast majority of many people affected by disaster die within 72 hours after it takes effect.Recovery after disaster varies dependent on all factors, big or small.

Within companies, disaster management is handed to personnel specifically trained to handle such duties in the time of misfortune. A few examples can be named such as fire marshalling, security breaches, financial or authoritative meltdown or some other disaster. Again, the roles found within these managing roles are to make sure that control, stability and ease is maintained or damage is reduced to a minimum. In the case of financial or authoritative meltdown, disaster management varies in different ways and attempts are made to reduce impact of damage or recover from the effects Etc.

To emphasise, the definition of disaster management is; to keep control of and aid recovery in certain situations, to where people and placessuffer from calamity and all is done to help where and when possible.


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