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					                                                                    Australasian All-Hazards Symbology Project – Final Report, May 2007
                                                                       Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying & Mapping (ICSM)

                                                                                                                                                                         Appendix D
                                                                                                                                                    All Hazard Features and Symbols


 Category     Symbol (Feature)          Theme          Geometry   System       Hand-        Hand      Status              Definition (inc source)                    Guidelines and examples                  Symbol
   #ID                                                            Symbol       drawn       Symbol                                                                                                             Origin

 Incident
     1.1      Incident (generic)        General         Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         An event, accidentally or                  1) Label with Location; Name;              FGDC
                                                                                                                          deliberately caused, which requires        DTG
                                                                                                                          a response from one or more of the         2) Use at Event/Incident to            Status created
                                                                                                                          statutory emergency response               Jurisdictional levels eg. aircraft
                                                                                                      Confirmed           agencies. (EMA)                            crash
     1.2      Bomb Threat               Criminal        Point                     Y                   Possible            A warning of the possible presence         1) Label with Location; Name;              FGDC
                                                                                                                          of a bomb or expression of the             DTG
                                                                                                                          intention to detonate a bomb.              2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                      Probable            (FGDC)                                     Jurisdictional levels

                                                                                                      Confirmed


     1.3      Bomb                      Criminal        Point                     Y                   Possible            An explosive device fused to               1) Label with Location; Name;              FGDC
                                                                                                                          detonate under specific conditions.        DTG
                                                                                                      Probable
                                                                                                                          (Source: International military            2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                      Confirmed           definition) (FGDC)                         Jurisdictional levels

     1.4      Insect Plague             Biological      Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         Insect Infestation (Infestation) - A       1) Label with Location; Name;              created
                                                                                                                          harassing or troublesome invasion of       DTG
                                                                                                                          insects. (Source: derived from the         2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                      Confirmed           definition of “infestation” found in the   levels eg. for Aust Plague Locust
                                                                                                                          FactMonster.com dictionary) (FGDC)
     1.5      Animal Health             Biological      Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         Outbreak pf disease that jeopardise        1) Label with Location; Name;              created
                                                                                                                          the health of livestock, the production    DTG
                                                                                                                          of livestcck products or have public       2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          health implications (adapted from          levels eg. for Foot & mouth
                                                                                                      Confirmed           AUSVETPLAN 3.0)

     1.6      Plant Health              Biological      Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         Emergency plant pest or disease            1) Label with Location; Name;              created
                                                                                                                          incursion affecting the Australian         DTG
                                                                                                                          plant industries (adapted from             2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                      Confirmed           PlantPlan 2.0)                             levels eg. for Citric canker
     1.7      Fire                      Fire            Point                     Y                   NA at this time     Fire Incident An incident reported as      1) Label with Location; Name;            FGDC - NZ
                                                                                                                          a fire to a fire agency and requiring a    DTG                                       adapted
                                                                                                                          response. (Vic DPC). STATUS: - not         2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          applied at this time                       levels
     1.8      Fire Origin               Fire            Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         Location of where the fire started         1) Label with DTG                      FGDC – NZ –
                                                                                                                          (FGDC)                                     2) Use at Event/Incident to            AIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                                                                     Jurisdictional levels
                                                                                                      Confirmed
     1.9      Fire Hot Spot             Fire            Point                     Y                   NA                  An area of intensified fire activity and   1) Label with DTG                        FGDC and
                                                                                                                          increased heat or a particularly active    2) Use at Event/Incident to            AIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                          part of a fire (FGDC)                      Regional levels
     1.10     Spot Fire                 Fire            Point                     Y                   NA                  Isolated fires started ahead of the        1) Label with DTG                        FGDC and
                                                                                                                          main fire by sparks, embers or other       2) Use at Event/Incident to            AIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                          ignited material, sometimes to a           Regional levels
                                                                                                                          distance of several kilometres
                                                                                                                          (AFAC)
     1.11     Burnt Area                Fire           Polygon                    Y                   NA                  Area comprehensively burnt by              1) Label with DTG                      AIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                          recent fire activity (TBC)                 2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                                                                     Regional levels
     1.12     Fire Perimeter/           Fire             Line                     Y                   NA                  Fire Perimeter or Fire Boundary. The       1) Label with DTG                      AIIMS adapted -
                                                                                                                          entire outer boundary of a fire area.      2) Use at Event/Incident to                 grey
              Boundary                                                                                                    (AFAC)                                     Regional levels

     1.13     Fire Edge                 Fire             Line                     Y         same      Predicted           Any part of the boundary of a fire at a    1) Label with DTG                      ACT/ NSW BCC
                                                                                                                          given time. (AFAC)                         2) Use at Event/Incident to               adapted
                                                                                                      Active
                                                                                                                                                                     Regional levels
                                                                                                      Contained


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                                                                       Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying & Mapping (ICSM)

 Category     Symbol (Feature)          Theme          Geometry   System       Hand-        Hand      Status              Definition (inc source)                  Guidelines and examples                  Symbol
   #ID                                                            Symbol       drawn       Symbol                                                                                                           Origin

     1.14     Hazardous Material        Hazardous       Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         Incident involving a substance or        1) Label with Location; Name;            FGDC – NZ
                                                                                                                          material which has been determined       DTG                                       adapted
              Incident                  Material                                                      Confirmed
                                                                                                                          by an appropriate authority to be        2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          capable of posing an unreasonable        levels
                                                                                                                          risk to health, safety and
                                                                                                                          property. (adapted from EMA)
     1.15     Oil Spill                 Hazardous       Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         An incident involving the                1) Label with Location; Name;          FGDC adapted
                                                                                                                          accidental or intentional release of     DTG
                                        Material                                                      Confirmed
                                                                                                                          oil into the marine environment, or      2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          the slick produced by such an            levels
                                                                                                                          incident. (EMA)
     1.16     Gas Leak                  Hazardous       Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         Uncontrolled or potentially dangerous    1) Label with Location; Name;           Adapted from
                                                                                                                          presence of a gas which may afford a     DTG                                    FGDC Toxic Gas
                                        Material                                                      Confirmed
                                                                                                                          hazard to human health (adapted          2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          from FGDC)                               levels
     1.17     Radioactive Material      Hazardous       Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         Materials which spontaneously emit       1) Label with Location; Name;              FGDC
                                                                                                                          ionizing                                 DTG
                                        Material                                                      Confirmed
                                                                                                                          radiation (AEM_Glossary).                2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                                                                   levels
     1.18     Tropical Cyclone          Natural         Point                    N                    NA                  Large scale closed circulation           1) Label with Location; Name;          FGDC adapted
                                                                                                                          systems in the atmosphere with low       DTG
                                        Event
                                                                                                                          barometric pressure and strong           2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          winds that rotate counterclockwise in    levels
                                                                                                                          the northern hemisphere and
                                                                                                                          clockwise in the southern
                                                                                                                          hemisphere. The system is referred
                                                                                                                          to as a ‘cyclone’ in the Indian Ocean
                                                                                                                          and South Pacific, ‘hurricane’ in the
                                                                                                                          western Atlantic and eastern pacific
                                                                                                                          and ‘typhoon’ in the western Pacific
                                                                                                                          (AEM_Glossary).
     1.19     Earthquake                Natural         Point                    N                    NA                  The vibrations of the Earth caused by    1) Label with Location; Name;          FGDC adapted
                                                                                                                          the passage of seismic waves             DTG
                                        Event
                                                                                                                          radiating from some source of elastic    2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          energy (AEM_Glossary).                   levels
     1.20     Flood                     Natural         Point                    N                    NA                  The overflowing by water of the          1) Label with Location; Name;          FGDC adapted
                                                                                                                          normal confines of a stream or other     DTG
                                        Event
                                                                                                                          body of water, or the accumulation of    2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          water by drainage over areas which       levels
                                                                                                                          are not normally submerged
                                                                                                                          (AEM_Glossary).
     1.21     Flooded Area              Natural        Polygon                    Y         same      Predicted           Area of water inundation (TBC)           1) Label with Location; Name;             Created
                                                                                                                                                                   DTG
                                        Event                                                         Confirmed
                                                                                                                                                                   2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                                                                   Regional levels
     1.22     Landslide                 Natural         Point                     Y                   NA                  A general term for a wide variety of     1) Label with Location; Name;          FGDC adapted
                                                                                                                          processes and landforms involving        DTG
                                        Event
                                                                                                                          the down slope movement under the        2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          force of gravity of masses of soil and   levels
                                                                                                                          rock material (FGDC)



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     1.23     Thunderstorm              Natural         Point                    N          same      NA                  Atmospheric disturbances involving       1) Label with Location; Name;          FGDC adapted
                                                                                                                          perturbations of the prevailing          DTG
                                        Event
                                                                                                                          pressure and wind fields, on scales      2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          ranging from tornadoes (1 km             levels
                                                                                                                          across) to extra-tropical cyclones
                                                                                                                          (2000-3000 km across)
                                                                                                                          (AEM_Glossary)..
     1.24     Storm Surge               Natural         Point                     Y                   NA                  The difference between the actual        1) Label with Location; Name;             Created
                                                                                                                          water level under influence of a         DTG
                                        Event
                                                                                                                          meteorological disturbance (storm        2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          tide) and the level which would have     levels
                                                                                                                          been attained in the absence of the
                                                                                                                          meteorological disturbance (ie.
                                                                                                                          astronomical tide). Syn. ‘storm wave’
                                                                                                                          and ‘storm tide' (AEM_Glossary).
     1.25     Tsunami                   Natural         Point                    N                    NA                  A great sea wave produced by an          1) Label with Location; Name;              FGDC
                                                                                                                          earthquake or volcanic eruption,         DTG
                                        Event
                                                                                                                          characterized by high speed of           2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          propagation, long wavelength, long       levels
                                                                                                                          period, and low observable amplitude
                                                                                                                          on the open ocean (FGDC).


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                                                                    Australasian All-Hazards Symbology Project – Final Report, May 2007
                                                                       Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying & Mapping (ICSM)

 Category     Symbol (Feature)          Theme          Geometry   System       Hand-        Hand      Status              Definition (inc source)                    Guidelines and examples                  Symbol
   #ID                                                            Symbol       drawn       Symbol                                                                                                             Origin

     1.26     Air Incident              Transportat     Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         An event involving aircraft resulting in   1) Label with Location; Name;              FGDC
                                                                                                                          damage, bodily injury, death, or the       DTG
                                        ion                                                           Confirmed
                                                                                                                          disruption of transportation service       2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          (FGDC).                                    levels
     1.27     Marine Incident           Transportat     Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         An event involving a boat or ship          1) Label with Location; Name;              FGDC
                                                                                                                          resulting in damage, bodily injury,        DTG
                                        ion                                                           Confirmed
                                                                                                                          death, or the disruption of                2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          transportation service (FGDC).             levels
     1.28     Rail Incident             Transportat     Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         An event involving train resulting in      1) Label with Location; Name;              FGDC
                                                                                                                          damage, bodily injury, death, or the       DTG
                                        ion                                                           Confirmed                                                      2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          disruption of transportation service
                                                                                                                          (FGDC)                                     levels
     1.29     Vehicle Incident          Transportat     Point                     Y                   Unconfirmed         An event involving a wheeled or            1) Label with Location; Name;              FGDC
                                                                                                                          tracked vehicle resulting in damage,       DTG
                                        ion                                                           Confirmed
                                                                                                                          bodily injury, death, or the disruption    2) Use at Regional to Jurisdictional
                                                                                                                          of transportation service (FGDC)           levels



  Assets
     2.1      Asset (Generic)           General         Point                     Y         same                          Assets and infrastructure that provide     1) Label with DTG for status           FGDC adapted,
                                                                                                                          the basic facilities, services, and        2) Use at Event/Incident to            black rectangle,
                                                                                                      No status
                                                                                                                          installations needed for the               Regional levels                          transparent
                                                                                                                          functioning of a community or
                                                                                                                          society, such as transportation and                                                  Status is
                                                                                                      Potential           communications systems, water and                                                  adapted from
                                                                                                                          power lines, and public institutions                                                  AIIMS
                                                                                                      defendable          including schools, post offices, and
                                                                                                                          prisons. (adapted from FGDC).

                                                                                                      Defendable          The status of the asset is defined by
                                                                                                                          the judged ability to counter the
                                                                                                                          known threat of an active incident. Ie
                                                                                                                          Potential defendable: ….(AIIMS)
                                                                                                      Not defendable      Defendable: ……….(AIIMS)
                                                                                                                          Not defendable: ……………(AIIMS)
     2.2      Indigenous Site           General         Point                    N                    NA                  Site of indigenous artic fats or           1) Use at Event/Incident to                created
                                                                                                                          cultural importance that emergency         Regional levels
                                                                                                                          responders need to be aware of to
                                                                                                                          minimise impact. (TBC)


     2.3      Hazardous Material        General         Point                    N                    NA                  A storing location for a substance or      1) Use at Event/Incident to                FGDC
                                                                                                                          combination of substances that             Regional levels
              Storage                                                                                                     because of quantity, concentration,
                                                                                                                          physical, chemical, radiological,
                                                                                                                          explosive, or infectious
                                                                                                                          characteristics poses a potential
                                                                                                                          danger to humans and/or the
                                                                                                                          environment (FGDC)
     2.4      Historic Site             General         Point                    N                    NA                  Site of historical significance that       1) Use at Event/Incident to                created
                                                                                                                          emergency responders need to be            Regional levels
                                                                                                                          aware of to minimise impact. (TBC)



     2.5      Significant Flora         General         Point                    N                    NA                  Site of significant flora that             1) Use at Event/Incident to                created
                                                                                                                          emergency responders need to be            Regional levels
                                                                                                                          aware of to minimise impact. (TBC)



     2.6      Significant Fauna         General         Point                    N                    NA                  Site of significant fauna that             1) Use at Event/Incident to                created
                                                                                                                          emergency responders need to be            Regional levels
                                                                                                                          aware of to minimise impact. (TBC)



     2.7      Fire Sensitive Asset      Fire            Point                     Y                   NA                  Asset that may be destroyed or             1) Label with DTG                      AIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                          significantly damaged by fire.             2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                          Emergency responders need to be            Regional levels
                                                                                                                          aware of to minimise impact. (TBC)



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                                                                    Australasian All-Hazards Symbology Project – Final Report, May 2007
                                                                       Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying & Mapping (ICSM)

 Category     Symbol (Feature)          Theme          Geometry   System       Hand-        Hand      Status              Definition (inc source)                    Guidelines and examples               Symbol
   #ID                                                            Symbol       drawn       Symbol                                                                                                          Origin

      2.8     Machine Sensitive         Fire            Point                     Y                   NA                  Asset that may be destroyed or             1) Label with DTG                   AIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                          significantly damaged by vehicles or       2) Use at Event/Incident to
              Asset                                                                                                       heavy equipment. Emergency                 Regional levels
                                                                                                                          responders need to be aware of to
                                                                                                                          minimise impact. (TBC)

      2.9     Threatened Asset          Fire            Point                     Y                   NA                  Asset identified at risk of being          1) Label with DTG                     NSW BCC -
                                                                                                                          destroyed or significantly damaged         2) Use at Event/Incident to            ACTRFS
                                                                                                                          by wildfire. (TBC)                         Regional levels                        adapted




 Operations

      3.1     Access Points             General         Point                     Y                   NA                  To be defined (TBC)                        1) Use at Event/Incident Regional      created
                                                                                                                                                                     levels

      3.2     Area of Interest          General        Polygon                    Y         Same      NA                  The extent and location anticipated at     1) Label with DTG                      SA DEH
                                                                                                                          being at risk from a particular incident   2) Use at Event/Incident Regional
                                                                                                                          or event. Syn: Area of Concern.            levels
                                                                                                                          (TBC)
      3.3     Assembly Area             General         Point                     Y                   NA                  A designated location used for the         1) Use at Event/Incident to             AIIMS
                                                                                                                          assembly of emergency-affected             Regional levels
                                                                                                                          persons. The area may also
                                                                                                                          incorporate an emergency relief
                                                                                                                          centre (AEM_Glossary)
      3.4     Base Camp                 General         Point                     Y                   NA                  A location where personnel are             1) Use at Event/Incident to           NSW BCC
                                                                                                                          accommodated and fed for a period          Regional levels
                                                                                                                          of time. A camp usually contains
                                                                                                                          catering, ablution and
                                                                                                                          accommodation facilities, a water
                                                                                                                          supply and a lighting system., and
                                                                                                                          may include other facilities such as
                                                                                                                          car parking, maintenance and
                                                                                                                          servicing (AIIMS)
      3.5     Control Area              General        Polygon                    Y         Same                          A declared area in which defined           1) Label with DTG                   SA DEH adapted
                                                                                                                          conditions apply to the movement           2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                          into, out of, and within, of specified     Regional levels
                                                                                                                          animals or things. Conditions
                                                                                                                          applying in a control area are of
                                                                                                                          lesser intensity than those in a
                                                                                                                          restricted area. The limits of a control
                                                                                                                          area and the conditions applying
                                                                                                                          therein may be varied rapidly
                                                                                                                          according to need (AEM_Glossary).
      3.6     Control / Operations      General         Point                     Y                   NA                  To be defined (TBC)                        1) Label with DTG                       AIIMS



      3.7
              Point

              Declaration Area          General        Polygon
                                                                   B              Y
                                                                                            B                             A defined tract of land for the time
                                                                                                                                                                     2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                                                                     Regional levels
                                                                                                                                                                     1) Label with DTG                   SA DEH adapted
                                                                                                                          being subject to emergency                 2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                          management restrictions (adapted           Regional levels
                                                                                                                          from Declared Area in AUSVETPLAN
                                                                                                                          3.0)
      3.8     Escape Route              General         Point                     Y                   NA                  A pre-planned route away from              1) Use at Event/Incident to           NSW BCC -
                                                                                                                          danger areas at a fire (AFAC)              Regional levels                        ACTRFS
                                                                                                                                                                                                            adapted
      3.9     Escape Route              General          Line                     Y                   NA                  A pre-planned route away from              1) Use at Event/Incident to            created
                                                                                                                          danger areas at a fire (AFAC).             Regional levels
     3.10     Evacuation Route

     3.11     Evacuation Area           General         Point                     Y                   Planned             A predetermined place where                1) Label with DTG for status           created
                                                                                                                          patients, visitors and staff are taken     2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                      Established
                                                                                                                          or are assembled in the event of an        Regional levels
                                                                                                                          evacuation. Syn. ‘evacuation
                                                                                                                          assembly area’ (AEM_Glossary).




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                                                                       Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying & Mapping (ICSM)

 Category     Symbol (Feature)          Theme          Geometry   System       Hand-        Hand      Status              Definition (inc source)                   Guidelines and examples          Symbol
   #ID                                                            Symbol       drawn       Symbol                                                                                                    Origin

     3.12     Evacuation Centre         General         Point                     Y                   Planned             Centre that provides affected people      1) Label with DTG for status      created
                                                                                                                          with basic human needs including          2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                      Established
                                                                                                                          accommodation, food and water. In         Regional levels
                                                                                                                          addition, to enhance the recovery
                                                                                                                          process, other welfare/recovery
                                                                                                                          services should also be provided
                                                                                                                          (AEM_Glossary).
     3.13     Animal Shelter

     3.14     Refuge                    General         Point                     Y                   NA                  A community fire refuge is a building     1) Use at Event/Incident to    AIIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                          where people may seek shelter from        Regional levels
                                                                                                                          the danger of wildfire. A building
                                                                                                                          constructed or designated as a fire
                                                                                                                          refuge should have consideration
                                                                                                                          given to its vulnerability to wildfire,
                                                                                                                          parking for users, availability of
                                                                                                                          water, telephone and electric power,
                                                                                                                          and location and accessibility in
                                                                                                                          relation to its service area
                                                                                                                          (AEM_Glossary).
     3.15     Incident Command/         General         Point                     Y                   Planned             The location where the incident           1) Label with DTG for status   FGDC adapted
              Control Centre
                                                                                            A         Established         controller and, where established,
                                                                                                                          members of the incident
                                                                                                                          management team provide overall
                                                                                                                          direction of response activities in an
                                                                                                                                                                    2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                                                                    Jurisdictional levels


                                                                                                                          emergency situation. Syn.
                                                                                                                          emergency operations centre
                                                                                                                          (AEM_Glossary).
     3.16     Division Boundary         General         Point                     Y                   NA                  Division: A portion of the fire           1) Use at Event/Incident to        AIIMS

                                                                    6                        6                            perimeter comprising of two or more
                                                                                                                          sectors. The number of sectors
                                                                                                                          grouped in a division should be such
                                                                                                                                                                    Regional levels


                                                                                                                          as to ensure effective direction and
                                                                                                                          control of operations. Divisions are
                                                                                                                          generally identified by a local
                                                                                                                          geographic name (AEM_Glossary).
     3.17     Division Command          General         Point                     Y                   NA                  Location at an incident from which        1) Use at Event/Incident to     NSW BCC -
                                                                                                                          the Division Commander of that            Regional levels                   ACTRFS
                                                                                                                          division operates (AIIMS)                                                   adapted
     3.18     Sector Boundary           General         Point                     Y                   NA                  To be defined (TBC)                       1) Use at Event/Incident to    AIIMS adapted


     3.19     Sector Command            General         Point
                                                                   5              Y
                                                                                             5        NA                  Location at an incident from which
                                                                                                                                                                    Regional levels

                                                                                                                                                                    1) Use at Event/Incident to     NSW BCC -
                                                                                                                          the Sector Commander of that              Regional levels                  ACTRFS
                                                                                                                          section operates (AIIMS)                                                   adapted
     3.20     Staging Area              General         Point                     Y                   NA                  A location close to the incident where    1) Use at Event/Incident to     NSW BCC
                                                                                                                          personnel and equipment are               Regional levels
                                                                                                                          available (AFAC).

     3.21     Portable Weather          General         Point                     Y                   NA                  To be defined (TBC)                       1) Use at Event/Incident to    AIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                                                                    Regional levels
              Station
     3.22     Portable Radio            General         Point                     Y                   NA                  To be defined (TBC)                       1) Use at Event/Incident to    AIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                                                                    Regional levels
              Repeater




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     3.23     Wind Observation          General         Point                     Y                   NA                  Observation of the direction from         1) Label with DTG                  WMO
                                                                                                                          which the wind blows and speed in         2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                          knots. Barb points to direction that      Regional levels
                                                                                                                          wind is coming from. (adapted from
                                                                                                                          www.weather.gov)
     3.24     Fire Direction            Fire            Point                     Y         Same      NA                  To be defined (TBC)                       1) Label with DTG               ACT adapted
                                                                                                                                                                    2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                                                                    Regional levels
     3.25     Aerial Ignition           Fire            Point                     Y         Same      Planned             The igniting of fine fuels for            1) Label with DTG for status    NZ adapted
                                                                                                                          prescribed purposes by dropping           2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                      Completed
                                                                                                                          incendiary devices or materials from      Regional levels
                                                                                                                          aircraft (AFAC)
     3.26     Back Burn                 Fire             Line                     Y                   Planned             A fire started intentionally along the    1) Label with DTG for status   AIIMS adapted
                                                                                                                          inner edge of a fireline to consume       2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                      Completed
                                                                                                                          the fuel in the path of a wildfire        Regional levels
                                                                                                                          (AFAC)



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                                                                    Australasian All-Hazards Symbology Project – Final Report, May 2007
                                                                       Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying & Mapping (ICSM)

 Category     Symbol (Feature)          Theme          Geometry   System       Hand-        Hand      Status              Definition (inc source)                    Guidelines and examples                Symbol
   #ID                                                            Symbol       drawn       Symbol                                                                                                           Origin

     3.27     Machine Cut Track         Fire             Line                     Y                   NA                  To be defined (TBC)                        1) Use at Event/Incident to             AIIMS
                                                                                                                                                                     Regional levels
     3.28     Fire Control Line         Fire             Line                     Y                   Planned             A natural or constructed barrier, or       1) Label with DTG for status          NSW BCC
                                                                                                                          treated fire edge, used in fire            2) Use at Event/Incident to            adapted
                                                                                                                          suppression and prescribed burning         Regional levels
                                                                                                      Completed           to limit the spread of fire (AFAC)
     3.29     Fire Engine/ Vehicle      Fire            Point                     Y                   NA                  The location of any motor vehicles         1) Label with DTG                       AIIMS
                                                                                                                          that carry firefighters and equipment      2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                          to a fire and support extinguishing        Regional levels
                                                                                                                          operations (TBC)
     3.30     Water Point               Fire            Point                     Y                   NA                  Natural or artificial water storage of     1) Use at Event/Incident to             AIIMS

                                                                   )                        )                             value in fire operations. Generally
                                                                                                                          indicated by a signpost
                                                                                                                          with ‘W’, ‘WP’ or ‘WATER’
                                                                                                                          (AEM_Glossary).
                                                                                                                                                                     Regional levels



     3.31     Water Point               Fire            Point                     Y                   NA                  To be defined (TBC)                        1) Use at Event/Incident to             AIIMS



     3.32
              Helicopter

              Water Point Vehicle       Fire            Point
                                                                   H              Y
                                                                                            H         NA                  To be defined (TBC)
                                                                                                                                                                     Regional levels

                                                                                                                                                                     1) Use at Event/Incident to          ACTRFS /NSW



     3.33     Sand Bag Levee            Flood            Line
                                                                   I              Y
                                                                                            I         NA                  A levee constructed from sandbags
                                                                                                                                                                     Regional levels

                                                                                                                                                                     1) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                                                                                                           BCC adapted

                                                                                                                                                                                                            SA DEH
                                                                                                                          that is used to confine streamflow         Regional levels
                                                                                                                          within a specified area along the
                                                                                                                          stream or to prevent flooding due to
                                                                                                                          waves or tides. (adapted from
                                                                                                                          EMA_Glossary)
     3.34     Police Vehicle            Law             Point                     Y                   NA                  The location of police vehicles. (TBC)     1) Label with DTG                       AIIMS
                                        Enforcement                                                                                                                  2) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                                                                     Regional levels
     3.35     Ambulance Location        Medical         Point                     Y                                       The location of medical transport          1) Use at Event/Incident to          ACTRFS /NSW
                                                                                                                          located at the disaster site but in a      Regional levels                       BCC adapted
                                                                                                                          safe location. (TBC)
     3.36     First Aid Station         Medical         Point                     Y                   NA                  An area located at the disaster site       1) Use at Event/Incident to            Created
                                                                                                                          but in a safe location for undertaking     Regional levels
                                                                                                                          triage, emergency treatment of
                                                                                                                          casualties prior to transport away
                                                                                                                          from the disaster scene.
                                                                                                                          (AEM_Glossary) Syn: Patient
                                                                                                                          Treatment Post; Triage
     3.37     Potential Victim          Search &        Point                    N                    NA                  The location of any known or               1) Label with DTG                      INSARAG
                                                                                                                          potential victim.                          2) Use at Event/Incident to             adapted
                                        Rescue                                                                            (www.reliefweb.int/undac/documents/        Regional levels
                                                                                                                          insarag/guidelines)
     3.38     Victim Location           Search &        Point                     Y                   NA                  The location of a victim has been          1) Annotate underneath with the        INSARAG
                                                                                                                          confirmed either visually, vocally or      letter "L" with a number to denote      adapted
              Confirmed                 Rescue
                                                                                                                          hearing specific sounds which would        the number of live victims
                                                                                                                          indicate a high probability of a victim.   2) Label with DTG
                                                                                                                          (www.reliefweb.int/undac/documents/        3) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                          insarag/guidelines)                        Regional levels
     3.39     Victim Located Dead       Search &        Point                     Y                   NA                  The location of a victim has been          1) Annotate underneath with the        INSARAG
                                                                                                                          confirmed either visually, vocally or      letter "D" with a number to denote      adapted
                                        Rescue
                                                                                                                          hearing specific sounds which would        the number of dead victims
                                                                                                                          indicate a high probability of a victim.   2) Label with DTG
                                                                                                                          Only dead victim(s) remain.                3) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                          (www.reliefweb.int/undac/documents/        Regional levels
                                                                                                                          insarag/guidelines)
     3.40     Victim Extracted Alive    Search &        Point                     Y                   NA                  Symbol to indicate that the last live      1) Annotate underneath with the        INSARAG
                                                                                                                          victim has been extricated from that       letter "L" with a number to denote      adapted
                                        Rescue
                                                                                                                          location.                                  the number of live victims
                                                                                                                          (www.reliefweb.int/undac/documents/        2) Label with DTG
                                                                                                                          insarag/guidelines)                        3) Use at Event/Incident to
                                                                                                                                                                     Regional levels
     3.41     Victim Extracted          Search &        Point                     Y                   NA                  Symbol to indicate when all dead           1) Label with DTG                      INSARAG
                                                                                                                          victims have been removed.                 2) Use at Event/Incident to             adapted
              Dead                      Rescue
                                                                                                                          (www.reliefweb.int/undac/documents/        Regional levels
                                                                                                                          insarag/guidelines)




Appendix D:   All Hazard Features and Symbols (V1.0)                                                                                                                                                                     page 85 of   100
                                                                    Australasian All-Hazards Symbology Project – Final Report, May 2007
                                                                       Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying & Mapping (ICSM)

 Category     Symbol (Feature)          Theme          Geometry   System       Hand-        Hand      Status              Definition (inc source)                  Guidelines and examples        Symbol
   #ID                                                            Symbol       drawn       Symbol                                                                                                 Origin

     3.42     Airbase                   Transport       Point                    N                    NA                  An area of land or other hard surface,   1) Use at Event/Incident to       NZ
                                                                                                                          excluding water, that is used or         Jurisdictional levels
                                                                                                                          intended to be used for the landing
                                                                                                                          and takeoff of aircraft, and includes
                                                                                                                          its buildings and facilities, if any.
                                                                                                                          (FGDC)
     3.43     Helibase                  Transport       Point                    N                    NA                  A site within a landing zone that        1) Use at Event/Incident to    NZ adapted
                                                                                                                          contains one or more points for          Jurisdictional levels
                                                                                                                          helicopters to land. (FGDC)
     3.44     Helipad                   Transport       Point                     Y                   NA                  To be defined (TBC)                      1) Use at Event/Incident to     GISSOP
                                                                                                                                                                   Regional levels                 adapted

     3.45     Road Closure / Traffic    Transport       Point                     Y                   Planned             Road check point or barricade to         1) Label with DTG for status   UN Military
                                                                                                                          maintain compliance with movement        2) Use at Event/Incident to     Symbol
              Control Point                                                                                               control restrictions (AEM_Glossary).     Regional levels                Handbook
                                                                                                                                                                                                   adapted
                                                                                                      Active




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