Emergency evacuation

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  • The Effects Of The Boxing Day Tsunami

    Introduction On December 26, 2004, at approximately eight in the morning, there was a huge earthquake that struck the Indian Ocean. The magnitude of this earthquake was a 9.3 on the Richter scale. According to this scale, anything over a 9 results in “near-total destruction, waves moving through the earth visible with naked eye. The epicenter was off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. According to the California Institute of Technology, this earthquake ruptured the greatest fault length of 1500…

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  • Abortion In Chile

    allowed emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) to be sold with a prescription ", at first these were free of charge attacks from the conservative parliament in 2008 "banned public health facilities from freely distributing emergency contraceptives" (Kulczycki 212). Second in 2010 under Michelle Bachelet 's presidency, "an emergency contraception law legalized the distribution of the 'morning-after pill ' through the public heath system", and "Women above the age of fourteen can now get emergency…

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  • Public Housing In Homeland Security

    within the community, and especially within housing projects. It also was proven that communities, and household are not prepared for disasters at all. The question becomes what is homeland security doing about these issues? Should there be an emergency kit, and what does that look like? When it comes to the community how prepared are they for a disaster? Do households even know what to do during a disaster? What happens to people who live in a poverty situation like the projects, or people…

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  • What Is Resilience?

    Our world is becoming more uncertain, disasters are increasing in frequency and severity with devastated consequences for people. Natural disasters are inevitable though human activity has a gradual effect on occurrence of such disasters, but there are many elements that are beyond human control or influence. Today the entire humanity confront frequent and grew some disasters. Disaster risk is therefore is increasingly a global concern. There are many factors affecting the intensity of these…

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  • Community Risk Reduction Plan Essay

    he and the Fire Marshalls Office is committed and will assist us in code enforcement and inspection records and other administrative support. Kevin Clarey will support the team with Household Emergency Preparedness ideas. Captain Weems will supply the team with transportation and will act as the teams Emergency Medical consultant. Meeting and Special training workshops will be held at Good Shepherd Church of God In Christ on the first and third Tuesdays of the month until completed. One of…

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  • Red Zone Speech

    On Wednesday October 2nd, I attended the event Turn The Red Zone Green. A group of students came up with this campaign called the Green Light Campaign. They were hoping to create a safe space as well as stop victim blaming. The group does not agree with the saying no is no, because that means something already occurred that one of the individuals did not agree with. Instead the speaker stressed that it is important to talk about consent. The focus of the event was to educate individuals on…

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  • The Planning Cycle

    intelligence or information regarding an imminent threat to homeland and security. Although, communities have participated in some form of evacuation planning as part of emergency management, not many have been able to conduct a full-scale test that would give them an accurate idea of how it would function in a real-life situation. However, while it has been difficult for evacuation planning, efforts are been made to ensure that communities are kept informed and individuals are provided for…

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  • Role Of Disaster Management Cycle

    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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  • Ethical Issues In Emergency Management

    Emergency workers are considered a special breed of humans; they are those who are willing to take extra sacrifices to potentially save the life of a total stranger. While commonly, the monetary reward for those who attempts such feats is miniscule, the act of selfless service is more than reward enough for those who are willing to answer the call. No matter how heroic one might feel the job of an emergency worker is, there is always someone who wants to rain on his or her parade. As quoted in…

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  • Medical Assistant Personal Statement

    shock. The trauma from that experience sparked my interest in healthcare. This will not be the last time I will experience these emotions, but a reminder of why I chose this field. It was a pivotal moment that would help me discover my passion for emergency medicine in later years to come. Having no desire for college debt but also not wanting to be a product of my impoverished environment of South Carolina; I joined the United States Navy in 2006. It was the only option available since I had…

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