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    emergencies, mass casualties...” (Phillips, Neal, & Webb, 2012, p. 21). On top of that, the CDC helps with the training and equipping emergency response teams; in other words, the CDC plays a vital role in the medical response. 2) Give a high level summary of the evolution of emergency management, including what one thing you think is most significant. Early years and prior to 50 years ago, there was no significant emergency management. The federal government did provide some financial assistance to fires and flooding, but nothing momentous. It wasn’t until the early 1950s when the Civil Defense became a huge focus. Civil defense became a huge deal because of the Cold War. With the United States and Russia going at each other and threatening to use nuclear bombs, the Federal government had to help prepare its’ citizens. The goal for the Federal Civil Defense Agency (and the following Civil Defense offices) was to “...lead and coordinate efforts to protect residents from chemical and nuclear war...” (Phillips, Neal, & Webb, 2012, p.…

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    The next year, FCDA produced Duck and Cover. The film exemplified the way the FCDA, the government, and educators handled civil defense, particularly for children. The video instructed individuals to “duck and cover” during an air raid. In order to appeal to the young, the film included a cartoon character named Bert the turtle. In schools, “changes came in the form of civil defense drills, new identification programs for schoolchildren, innovations in school architecture, new emphasis on…

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    Kenneth Rose’s book One Nation Underground thoroughly analyzes America’s view about the Cold War and considerations for nuclear fallout shelters. The Cold War had many effects on American people. With the nuclear arms race approaching and America not being able to catch up to the Soviet Union, American people began to wonder what was in store for them in the coming future. This time period brought mixed views about what needs to be done to protect the United States from nuclear warfare as well…

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    Alas Babylon Analysis

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    Pat Frank’s Alas, Babylon has more meaning than just a title of a random book. Randy and Mark Bragg, brothers, knew a nuclear war was coming but did not want anyone to know about it. Mark lived in Omaha while Randy lived in Florida. They would communicate back and forth to each other, via telephone or telegram, and “Alas Babylon” was their codename (Frank 14). Codename was a warning for a nuclear war was coming and if it were to spread to the family, they would all freak out. Alas, Babylon had…

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    control procedures, and administer immunizations (Magnaye, Munoz, Munoz, Munoz, & Muro, 2011). The attributes and type of disaster will determine the roles that nurses fills. One of the essential parts of the FCEM&HS’s emergency management is the disaster warning system. In the event of a tornado, there are 195 warning sirens throughout the area that can be activated to warn hundreds of thousands of citizens within seconds (Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security, n.d-a).…

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    The Useless Tree Analysis

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    The Useless Tree The theme topic is judgment. Judgment is when you are making assumptions on a person or living being based on their looks or personality. For example, if a person looks, dresses ugly or looks poor in life they might actually be rich. But they just want to be an individual. People's judgment might hurt the person very deeply. while in life they won't show it to you. Judging people isn't good because that person might get hurt emotionally and maybe physically too. The useless…

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    Yuma, Arizona has faced a wide array of disasters and emergencies over the years. It is the responsibility of all organizations to develop a plan to incorporate all facets of emergency management in the protection of the community. The Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) for Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is part of this framework and is based on preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery. Within the EOP, the communication plan must be foundationally strong for the overall success of the…

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    Introduction This paper will review the disaster preparedness for public housing in Homeland security. Disasters happen all the time, but it comes down to if you are prepared for what is to come, and after the disaster. Through the research it was found that a lot of communities, especially poorer communities like the housing projects are not at all prepared for disasters. A recent policy just got passed that has communities coming together to learn about disasters, and how to be prepared…

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    Are Weapons of Mass Destruction Morally Justifiable? Weapons of Mass destruction have been the subject of debate for decades. Many people believe that WMDs are a good idea, and vital to a nations defence. However, there are many others who believe that they are a waste of money, incredibly dangerous and that they should all be destroyed. In order to form a full opinion on the matter, I will look at arguments from both sides of the debate, including views from religious groups. A…

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    such as,”…after my mother’s death from cancer, my father and I were having dinner together”(312). She tells emotional stories to reach into the “feisty feminist “woman in her targeted audience and show them she is just like them. On page 315 she states, “I listened, observed, and quietly formed my opinions within a culture that rarely asked questions because they had all the answers”(315). While talking about the court cases being over thrown she also uses this language when she says,” What…

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