Thus, emergency management is crucial to avoid the disruption transforming into a disaster, which is even harder to recover from.Disaster management means helping the people to recover their conditions from the disaster occurred in that particular region.The development of emergency plans is a cyclical process, common to many risk management disciplines, such as Business Continuity and Security Risk Management, as set out below: There are a number of guidelines and publications regarding Emergency Planning, published by various professional organizations such as ASIS, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM).There are very few Emergency Management specific standards, and emergency management as a discipline tends to fall under business resilience standards.When working around water, there is always the risk of drowning.
For example, airborne magnesium, chloride, phosphorus, and ammonia can be generated by droughts.
In order to avoid, or reduce significant losses to a business, emergency managers should work to identify and anticipate potential risks, hopefully to reduce their probability of occurring.
In the event that an emergency does occur, managers should have a plan prepared to mitigate the effects of that emergency, as well as to ensure Business Continuity of critical operations post-incident.
An example of intentional release is insecticides used after a flood or chlorine treatment of water after a flood.
Unintentional release is when a hazardous chemical is not intentionally released.
Emergency managers generally follow a common process to anticipate, assess, prevent, prepare, respond and recover from an incident.