Why Incidents Become Major.

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Major incident definition Major incidents A major incident can be defined as any emergency that requires the special preparations by one or more of the Emergency Services, the NHS or local Authority. It can also mean when a threat to human welfare, the environment or security of UK, the emergency services are obliged to respond. It is the number of emergency service personnel who have to respond to the emergency. In major incident there are different ways that they can solve the emergency incident which involves: • The rescue and transportation of a large number of casualties • The organisation and mobilisation of the local authority and other to respond to the threat of death , injury or homelessness on a large scale Different types of major incidents These are many causes of disaster , but they generally fall into one different categories Each of these major incidents will have an effect on members of the public, emergency services, communities these can come in short term and long term effects here are a few outlined points to some of the effects. • Damage to property • Injuries • Death • Economic disruption • Public inquires • Arrests LONDON RIOT 2011 Between 6 and 11 August 2011, thousands of people rioted in several parts of London boroughs and in cities and towns across England. The resulting chaos generated looting, arson, and mass deployment of police. The events used social media as way of getting the word out one of them was BlackBerry which played a big part as people used mobile devices and social media to organise. Disturbances began on 6 August 2011, after a protest in Tottenham following the death of Mark Duggan, a local who was shot dead by police on 4 August 2011. Overnight, looting took place in Tottenham Hale Retail Park and nearby Wood Green. Followed by days saw similar scenes in other parts of London, with the most
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