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I' am going to choose a Tsunami for my chosen disaster, involved in this incident would definitely be the three blue light services and extra services including the R.A.F and the marines would be called to help

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Ten types of services which may attend a disaster 1. Fire service 2. Police 3. Ambulance service 4. Coast guards 5. The army 6. Marines/navy 7. R.A.F 8. R.N.L.I 9. Local council 10. Water board In the public services there are major incident plans for each type of service, the local city council of each town or city have their own incident plans, so if anything happens then they will have an advantage and will know what to do in most cases. Each service combines in incident planning and therefore work together in major incidents. The overall incident plan enables each service to understand what their roles are and other service roles are, however there could still be many negative effects to such huge incident plans, including communication problems and misunderstanding between certain services. Major incident plans are draw up in advance, the type of plans are for larger buildings and areas with large amounts of people this is in case a major incident occurs then the services can act quickly and sort out problems a lot faster and save many lives. The 10 services above are mostly involved in major incidents, some services like the police, fire and ambulance services are always involved, additionally if some incidents are very serious and a large scale disaster then additional services may be called in like the R.A.F and the Marines. ...read more.

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as they could to the place which is affected and try and get the situation back to normal as fast as they can. With the money they have raised they buy clothing and shelter and send it to the place concerned as quick as possible. They try and raise money in anyway they can, they use adverts, you can donate online or over the phone, they have hundreds of people working everyday to help disaster struck countries. Also there is Oxfam, there a similar organisation to the Red Cross. They raise money in many different ways like the Red Cross, either by a phone call or donating online. If a disaster strikes a country they do there best to raise as much money as they can, then they can buy food and clothing and send it over to the place concerned as quick as possible to try and save the vulnerable survivors. Also another way of raising money for disasters they use is sell 2nd hand clothes and toys. These are given by the public and are donated for free and Oxfam get all the money for sales which go towards places in need of it. Lastly, another charity is called Direct Relief, which is an international charity, this particular charity able's you to donate online and even donate products to help there relief efforts. ...read more.

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Then there is a silver commander at the scene, this is a senior member of the organization, this person will work closely to the other silver commanders from each of the services. Lastly there is a bronze commander, they control the organisations resources at the incident and will be found with their staff working on the disaster site. This is how the services commmunicate with each other. Disaster Training Simulation I' am going to design a flood disaster plan and show how it will be relevant to the public services for planning for such an incident. It's a major flood which has put most of the city under water, there will be many services attending this disaster. Firstly there would be sand bags laid down in areas which are vulnerable to the flood, this would be done by the army. There would be the fire service at the scene pumping water away from the flooded areas, and the police would be securing the area, and would evacuate the local houses and buildings. This would be good practice because the services would have to communicate to each other and at the end of the training they would know what was required by them and each of the other services. ...read more.

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