Important and necessary steps to be taken in a disaster-“First Aid”

Important and necessary steps to be taken in a disaster

  1. Establish a command post in a safe area.
  2. Establish communication with hospitals or medical facilities, and other emergency units.
  3. The first aider should continue to be the triage officer until physician arrives on the scene.
  4. Set up a triage point in a safe area such that all victims to be taken to the ambulance pass through this point.
  5. Determine the hospital to which the ambulance should go.
  6. Set up a point for giving information to relatives and friends of the disaster victims.
  7. Set up a temporary morgue out of sight for keeping dead bodies keep a guard there to prevent unauthorized person from going there.

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