ERIC Number: ED350703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
State of Maryland Emergency Preparedness Planning Guide for Maryland Schools.
Maryland Emergency Management Agency, Pikesville, MD.; Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Office of Communications and Special Projects.
Guidelines to help local school systems in Maryland develop a comprehensive emergency plan and to increase student awareness are offered in this handbook. Following the introduction, chapter 1 outlines the roles of all participants in emergency planning and response. Chapter 2 describes the process for preparing an emergency plan, including recommendations for criteria, format, and planning elements. Guidelines for dealing with specific hazards are outlined in chapter 3, including a variety of natural disasters, injury and illness, civil disturbances, and nuclear emergency. The fourth chapter describes emergency preparedness education for different grades and how to coordinate a practice disaster day. A list of resources is included in the final section. (LMI)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Emergency Management Agency, Pikesville, MD.; Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Office of Communications and Special Projects.