Essay on Emergency Preparedness Plan For Citizens

1385 Words Aug 1st, 2016 6 Pages
In the University of Georgia community as well as in the Athens-Clark County community, county officials and many organizations are working together to create emergency preparedness plans for citizens to rely on in times of crisis. Emergency preparedness is the action that an individual takes to formulate a plan of how to deal with an emergency before one occurs. Increasingly across the United States and other parts of the world, people are seeing a need to prepare for the worst possible disasters to ensure their survival. Whether it be dooms-day preparation or preparing college students for severe weather danger, emergency preparedness can help an individual stay calm in an alarming situation and help them devise the best possible solution for how to overcome whatever problem they are facing. Emergency preparedness not only allows you to know what to do in a crisis, but it ultimately helps your physical fitness/ health maintenance, problem solving/ critical thinking skills, and interpersonal communication/ human relation skills. The University of Georgia Office has presented college students with many useful resources to help formulate our own disaster plans, as well as downloading useful apps that will inform us when there is an emergency. Through University 1103S, I have learned vital skills for emergency preparedness on a university level as well as a community level and what actions to take in certain situations. When preparing for an emergency one of the easiest yet…

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