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    Imagine the following disasters: Drought causing water shortages; Flood engulfing a whole city; Destruction left after a hurricane’s wake; Climate change due to carbon emissions; land restructuring due to rising sea level - hence, Hawaii. In a time of environmental crisis, how do we live right now? I do not have a concrete plan on how I will live within the time of environmental crisis, but I will explore my options and opinions on the matter. From acquired information, through media, articles, discussions, we are at a point in time where a crisis may happen more often than before, based on recordings of past disasters. As we are currently in an on-going crisis, climate change, there are not many things I can change to help dramatically in…

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    Jim Scatterfield was quoted saying “misinformation in a crisis can be its own disaster and increase confusion” (“How” 3). Sometimes, information being reported can be misleading because it was posted too soon or it is just simply incorrect. Social media can also cause a harm to the country as a whole from terrorist groups. Mantel confirms that “[terrorists] find the internet appealing for the same reasons as everyone else does: it is cheap, easily accessible, unregulated, and reaches a…

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    Gossip Girl Play Analysis

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    laugh at the ridiculousness of it all without feeling jealous or demoralized by the wealth portrayed. This show portrays a lifestyle that audiences are entertained by, but it is not realistic enough to judge through a critical lens for the average viewer. In contrast, another article discusses how viewer’s perceptions of the show changed after the financial crisis hit in 2008, a year after the show premiered. This article references the New York Magazine article I examined above when it states…

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    With an emergency department averaging over 70,000 patients each year, YRMC is operating at or near capacity (YRMC Community Outreach Department, 2017). For the hospital, threats and CRISIS COMMUNICATION PLAN 4 hazards can come in the form of floods, windstorms, hurricanes, tropical storms, earthquakes, epidemics, extreme heat, bioterrorism and weapons of mass destruction, mass casualty, and other natural, technological, or human-caused events. Intra-agency and inter-agency…

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    Kanel's Poem Critisis

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    job setting. A crisis can be defined in many ways. According to Kanel (2014), a crisis is a state of disequilibrium that occurs after a stressor (precipitating event). The person is then unable to function in one or more areas of his or her life because customary coping mechanisms have failed. An example of a crisis that I recently dealt with was with one of the students I currently work with. He lost his mother on October 31st a few years ago. At the beginning of October he typically begins to…

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    Product-Harm Crisis Paper

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    Introduction: Product-Harm Crisis In 2009 the Toyota Corporation encountered a major public crisis. Recalls concerning faulty accelerator peddles which resulted in accidents and fatalities challenged Toyota’s reputation and dependability. The event with the fatal crash in 2009 that led to public outcry was the release of the 911 call that was made from the vehicle. Product-harm crisis occurs when an organization’s products are found to be flawed, unhealthy, or perilous. “The different types of…

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    Tony Packo III

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    years. It was very strange to just hear that story then all of a sudden Mr. Horvath appears back in the business and start accusing the Packo family of wrongdoing. This helped show to me the character of Mr. Horvath and his true motive as to wanting to be the one shareholder of the company and shift the Packo’s out of the business. Crisis management is key for any business to survive. When the Packo’s were dragged into this lawsuit, they could of made it a lot worse by degrading Mr. Horvath’s…

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    Mad Max Crisis

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    A crisis is any event that is a dangerous situation affecting an individual, group, community, or a whole society. It’s a time when a difficult or important decision must be made. In a crisis, most people resort to combining together to make a group. There are different types of crises such as economic, environmental, internal or personal. The two most common ways people respond to any type of crisis is to either take it on as an individual or, to form a group to get through the problem. In…

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    Bedbug Narrative

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    Out of all difficult situations I personally encountered, nothing ever reached the insanity of my room's bedbug infestation in my junior year. Unfortunately, my family could not afford a bed bug exterminator. With a single mother who makes less than $30,000 a year and a brother in college, hiring an exterminator was a choice we could not afford. Consequently, our circumstances left us with one remaining option: annihilating the nightmares themselves. Ultimately, with the bedbugs originating in…

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    downs, once this beat flatlines it is a clear sign of death. Without an essential crisis in a person’s life, that takes them through ups and downs, one is no longer living. This is shown clearly through the…

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