Priorities Emergency Management System
Priorities of an emergency management program
The 4 priorities of emergency management are to:
1. Save lives and minimize the impact on people.
The first priority is the safety of all people impacted by the event. This includes first responders as well as the survivors.
2. Protect property.
This includes protecting critical infrastructure as well as the property of municipalities and citizens.
3. Protect the environment
All practical means and measures should be considered to protect, restore and enhance the quality of the environment
4. Protect the economy
Reducing economic disruption in an Emergency will lessen the impact on a Community
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