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    The film Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs is a good film to show how the definition of disaster films needs to be altered. The majority of the definition of disaster films can be used to fit all audiences of disaster films. The reason the definition of disaster films needs to be changed is the definition needs to encompass the younger audience of disaster films. Most conventions of disaster films fit well in children’s disaster movies. The narrative shape and the genre’s function are also two aspects of the definition of disaster films that do not need to be changed. It is the death and the exclusion of the impossible that must change to include a child audience. Using the film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs it is clear that the definition…

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    Applied Social Psychology

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    effected individuals. Discussing the disasters experiences and preparedness as a main topic with relevant articles and theories will help discover the importance of applied social psychology. Disaster Preparedness is the way…

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    Anytime there are threats indicating an event may lead to a devastating disaster, everyone from subject matter experts to the average citizen plays a role in ensuring our communities and nation can address focusing events. National preparedness allows the nation to conduct tasks to assist in responding to focusing events, and is a shares responsibility with communities across America. On March 30, 2011, Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8) was released to assist individuals, families,…

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    Identifying needed capabilities allow military planners to collaborate with state and local planners and further refines the burden placed on DOD. An example of prior catastrophe collaboration is exploring the use of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA). Prior understanding of the RPA capabilities and the requirements for a Proper Use Memorandum (PUM) with each state would reduce the time needed to have the RPA assisting state and local authorities. A military planners understanding of the limits…

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    1. Figure 1 represents the disaster management cycle as it is generally conceived. Describe the preparedness and emergency response portions of the cycle and explaining important concern of yours and how it could be addressed in different phases of the disaster cycle. The Disaster Management Cycle is generally understood to be comprised of four cyclical components. These four deeply interrelated and symbiotic components include Preparation, Response, Reconstruction or Recovery, and Prevention…

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    Planning for casualties versus fatalities in a disaster Perry B Keaton Mass Casualty Management Planning - 1 Instructor: Jamie Onion October 13, 2015 Planning for casualties versus fatalities in a disaster-1 Whenever a disaster occurs we are quick to think about the number of fatalities and not the casualties why? Before I answer this statement I am going to give you a brief meaning for both of the words. Causality has several definitions for instance: a person or thing…

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    The occurrence of a negative impact through human or natural efforts that leads to human suffering is known as a disaster. In the profession of nursing, a disaster is dealt with in a holistic manner. There is no one single approach to helping an individual that has just faced a natural disaster. It can be a very devastating time for a person who is faced with this situation. The interdisciplinary approach amongst health care workers is known as disaster management. Disaster management allows…

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    When a traumatic event occurs in society, the effect is vast on individuals that live in that society and can even affect those not directly involved. Catastrophes cause enormous changes in the way an individual thinks, behaves, and the environment the individual lives in. Every person deals with catastrophe in his or her own way; however, following the event of a natural disaster or terrorist attack, studies have shown that patterns occur. People can be affected directly or indirectly when…

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    Survivalists Or Preppers

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    beyond to plan for a secure future in the event of disaster. When most people think of survivalists, or preppers, they automatically associate the group with the negative stigma that accompanies the history. “You can bet Ted Nugent’s crossbow that, for most people, the term “survivalists”—or the more polite “preppers”—conjures images of tinfoil-hat-wearing conspiracy theorists holed up in Montana hoarding canned pinto beans and assault weapons” (O’ Conner). We have all seen or heard of…

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    Ethical Issues In Nursing

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    Description of the Ethical Issue We live in a world where we not only need to be prepared for natural disasters but also those that are created by man, including terriost attacks and mass shootings. The World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine defines a disaster as: A serious disruption of the functioning of society, causing widespread human, material or environmental losses which exceed the ability of affected society to cope using only its own resources; the result of a vast…

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