Detailed Plans and Scenarios in the field of Crises and Disasters
Crisis & Disaster Management Unit
Faculty of Medicine - Beni Suef University
Detailed plans and scenarios
In the field of crises and disasters
The concept of crisis:
The crisis is defined as a sudden imbalance, as a result of unstable situations, often caused by man, a state of tension and anxiety that puts the individual and the institution in front of a decisive moment that needs a decision - administrative position - resulting in new positions, positive or negative, The institution becomes better or worse.
Disaster is the situation that has already occurred and led to the destruction and serious loss of human and material resources and their causes either natural or human, usually unprecedented in warning, and require extraordinary measures to return to stability. The disaster may lead to the so-called crisis, and vice versa, crises can lead to disasters if not taken decisions and appropriate actions during the various stages of crisis.
Definition of the unit:
Is an administrative unit specialized in providing elements of security and safety, to manage the crisis in the university, and this unit has its own entity and responsibilities before, during and after the crisis, and the unit has a distinct team to manage these crises.
Crisis Management Unit Vision:
To achieve an effective internal system to secure and stabilize the working environment against crises and disasters
Crisis Management Unit Message:
Develop and implement plans and programs to secure the working environment and reduce the risks and negative effects of crises and disasters.
Strategic objectives of the Unit
Take preventive measures to prevent or mitigate the occurrence of crises
2 - Planning ahead of the crisis and how to deal with it
3 - Prepare plans and chart scenarios for dealing with crises
4 - Spreading cultural awareness of crisis and disaster management and how to implement the confrontation and prepare to deal with the events by training the faculty members and their assistants and workers in the simulator of the crisis
5 - Work on updating the early warning and crisis response
Crisis management requires the following:
Crisis Management Unit
Simulations and scenarios as a scientific way to deal with crises
The existence of an internal and external communication system
Crisis and Disaster Unit Organizational Structure:
Functions and functions of the Crisis and Disaster Management Unit
The functions of the Unit are as follows:
· Study the crisis and diagnose it immediately and quickly
· Prepare a quick action plan to deal with the crisis and deal with it
· Reduce the chances of escalation of the crisis
· The speed of corrective action required during the implementation of the plan
Reporting to the Head of Crisis Management Unit
The role and functions of the Crisis and Disaster Management Unit can be divided into three phases as follows:
Phase I (pre-crisis):
Provide a crisis and disaster management operations room equipped with appropriate communication equipment.
Make a detailed map of the university buildings and identify the available entry and exit areas.
Identify potential crises, and identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and risks at the college.
Planning (preventive prediction) of potential crises in the near or long term.
Prepare plans and draw scenarios to prevent and confront crises
Take preventive measures to prevent crisis or disaster.
Prepare to deal with events such as training the unit staff, as well as maintenance of equipment used in dealing with crises.
Spreading cultural awareness in crisis management through holding training workshops to improve the efficiency of staff and faculty members in this regard.
Developing the means of monitoring and early warning in the field of crisis and disaster management at the college.
Phase II (Response, Response and Containment Phase):
Implement plans and scenarios already prepared and trained
The implementation of the confrontation and relief of all kinds according to the quality of the crisis.
Carry out urgent emergency services.
Execute evacuations when necessary.
Follow-up the event and the status of the situation on an ongoing basis, and evaluate, and determine the procedures required to deal with him through the operating room.
Phase III: (the stage of rebalancing and the return of life):
1. Limiting the loss of individuals and establishment.
2. Rehabilitation and resumption of activity and protection against potential future risks.
3. Evaluate the measures taken to deal with the crisis and monitor the weaknesses and strengths.
4. Document the event and make the necessary recommendations and proposals, and direct them to the concerned parties to benefit from them in order to avoid future negatives (if any), and develop and update plans according to developments.
Models and potential cases of crises and disasters
First: For students:
Student demonstrations inside the college
Smashing students to college buildings
Student sit-ins inside the college
Tensions between students inside the college buildings
Fainting, bleeding or heart attack in one of the halls or offices in the college
Leaks of the examinations of the end of the semester
There are cases of fraud within the committees (individual or collective)
Cases of poisoning due to food corruption in the cafeteria and cafeteria located in the college
Spread of private tutoring
The spread of the epidemic
Second: For faculty members:
There are rare courses where there is only one specialist
The existence of a case of quotation or theft of scientific research or scientific books or other
The method of dealing between faculty members, students and employees
Violation of the principle of equal opportunity
Absence of clear educational philosophy
Strike of faculty members on the work
Third: For buildings and buildings:
Lack of illumination of educational buildings due to poor design
Leakage of harmful gases from different laboratories and the possibility of suffocation
A fire in a college building, laboratory, hall or office due to a short circuit
One of the existing elevators has collapsed and people have been left out.