Emergency and Other Relief Services: Market Research Report

Date: January 1, 2012
Pages: 70
US$ 1,995.00
Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
Delivery: E-mail Delivery (PDF)
ID: E2BC1861560EN

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Emergency and Other Relief Services: Market Research Report
The global outlook series on Emergency and Other Relief Services provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings.

The report briefly discusses the role of emergency service providers in handling emergencies created by natural or man-made disasters.

The report also recapitulates recent noteworthy mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic developments.

Regional markets briefly abstracted include the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, China, India and New Zealand, among others.

Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 195 companies worldwide.

Unpredictability of Disasters Necessitates Efficient Emergency Relief
Natural Disasters Wreck Havoc on Human Life and Economy
Natural Disasters – Fast Facts (2010)
Recent Instances of Natural Disasters with Huge Impact on Life and Economy
The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster
Heavy Economic Losses to the Airlines Industry Due to Volcanic Eruption in Iceland

Table 1. Summary of Natural Disasters in 2010
Table 2. 10 Most Affected Countries In terms of Economy (2010)
Table 3. Economic Losses Caused by Natural Disasters - Percentage Breakdown of Losses by Continent (2010)
Table 4. Number of Disasters by Continent - Asia, Americas, Europe, Africa, and Oceania: 2010
Table 5. World Total Number of Disasters by Type: 2010 & Average 2000-2009
Table 6. Countries with Highest Number of Disasters Reported in Recent Years
Table 7. High Magnitude Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Past Decade by Country (2000-2010)

Safety Measures Fail to Protect Lives in One of the Deadliest Earthquakes Ever
Increased Incidence of Natural Disasters Calls for Preparedness
Educational Programs Spur Interests in Emergency Management Services
UN’s CERF for Coping with Worldwide 8 Communications Network - Critical for Coordinating Emergency Relief Services
Use of MSS (Mobile Satellite Services) Services During Natural Disasters
Disaster Recovery Solutions
Voice Communication System
Importance of Ambulance Services in the Emergency and Relief Services Industry
European Commission’s SCIER Project for Disaster Management


Emergency Services – A Conceptual Definition
Emergency Management
Types of Emergency Services
Core Emergency Services
Fire Services
Emergency Medical Service
Other Emergency Services
Civil Emergency Services
Location-Specific Emergency Services
Specialized Emergency Services
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Emergency Relief Aid
Telemedicine & Emergency Services
Significance of Telemedicine in the Current Scenario
Application of Telemedicine
Role of International Organizations in Emergency and Other Relief Services
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
The United Nations
World Bank




Emergency Relief in the US – An Introduction
Major Hurricanes in the US (2001-2008)
Evolution of Emergency Relief Services in the US
Major Emergency Service Providers in the US
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA Creates New DEC Division
Other Emergency Relief Organizations
American Red Cross
The Salvation Army
Catholic Relief Services
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
Transportation & Supply Services During National Emergencies
Focus Shifts to Man-Made Disasters
Frequent Disasters Hit Non-Profit Organizations
Flood Victims Back Away From Disaster Relief Aid
Natural Disasters Impel Citizens to Donate

Table 8. % of Adult Americans Making Contributions to Charities

EMS in the US
Industry Structure
Provision of EMS

Table 9. Types of Emergency Medical Service Systems in the US
Table 10. Call Volume Per Week for EMS Systems in the US

An Insight into the US Ambulance Services Industry
Select Legislations
California Government Adopts AB 2327 Bill
US Increases Emergency Funding
Government Adopts Legislations Following Hurricanes


Public Safety Canada
Responding to Terror Attacks


High Frequency of Natural Disasters Necessitates Efficient Emergency Services
Major Natural Disasters in Japan: 2000-2011



Emergency Ambulance Services in the UK – An Overview



Emergency/Disaster Relief Operations in Australia


Government Response to Emergencies
Disaster and Emergency Management – Key Regulations
Major Challenges


Emergency Management Research Institute (EMRI)



An Overview
Pampagna Province’s Multi-hazard Plan Obtains PPDC Approval
Global Directory
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