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    responded to 6240 health care structures in a year (Ahrens, 2012). The fires resulted in six deaths in average, 171 injuries, and $52.1 million of property loss (Ahrens, 2012). Therefore, there is an urgent need for fire prevention and basic disaster management in healthcare institutions. Fire prevention entails effective planning and performing measures to prevent fires, and reduce the damage caused by fire. Fire Prevention in Long Term Care Smoking or inflammable materials are the main cause…

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    The supplies that you are prepared with will definitely make or break a situation, especially in a storm, and the best supplies to have would be tools, and flashlights, candles, extra blankets and pillows,utensils, medicines, first aid kit, extra clothes, shoes, etc.. these supplies are very useful and a crucial part of surviving, or helping others through a storm, even knowing where to obtain these types of supplies will help out a lot. Knowing where to be during a storm is also important like…

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    Passive fire protection system 1. Fire emergency exit and staircase An emergency exit an doorway out of a building that is designated for use in an emergency (Collinsdictionary.com, 2018). This is a special exit when you have emergencies, for example a fire. The combined use of special and regular exits allows for faster evacuation, while it provides an alternative if the route to the regular exit is blocked by fire. The qualifications for an emergency exits includes the location must be in a…

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    Background On Sunday, November 7, 2010 the cruise ship, Carnival Splendor, departed Long Beach, California for seven-day, six-night cruise touring the Mexican Riviera; with stops in Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán, and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Carnival Splendor was to arrive back in Long Beach with its 3,200 guests and 1,167 crew members on Saturday, November 13. On Monday, November 8, 2010 at 6:00a.m., a fire erupted in the aft engine room. The Splendor operates on six diesel engines, three in the…

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    Katrina Lessons Analysis

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    This article is about Hurricane Katrina and how the world can learn lessons from it. A quote from Edward Barbier states that “For the parts of the world that have extremely vulnerable populations, I think there are lessons that can be learned from the planning strategy that took place in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina”. He is basically saying that people can learn a very valuable lesson from Hurricane Katrina and can learn from better planning and strategizing. After causing about $110…

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    Benedict Carey Analysis

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    The article, “Young hurricane Katrina survivors share mental trauma inflicted by storm”, by Benedict Carey seeks to address its readers on the effects that a natural disaster can have on one’s mental health. On September 12 2017 Benedict Carey wrote a newspaper editorial interviewing those who have survived hurricane Katrina and how it has impacted them in the past 10 years. With this editorial, he was able to advocate and emphasize the reality of one’s mental health. It is clear from the…

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    Rain please go away.Have you ever been an a scary situation that you probably could lose you life and home.There are a lot of places you can take cover and feel safe.You can prepare yourself and the nation for this things at the end there will be consequences trees down,power out (no lights nor water).Everyone need to be ready for what is about to occur. For this hurricane that is about to occur you and that nation can work as a team and come together and help others out of this storm.At the end…

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    Wind, rain, hail, and other weather events can damage your roof enough to justify repair or replacement. It’s important to check your roof’s condition after a bad thunderstorm, hailstorm, or hurricane. Follow up with a high-quality roofing contractor to further assess and repair damage. To help you with the process, Certified Roofing, a family-owned roofer company in Brevard County, has outlined some guidance below for dealing with possible storm damage. *Keep in mind that damage to homes…

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    Wind Damage Repairs in Greater Oklahoma City Area Even though a gust of cool wind is desirable on a hot day, strong winds can create a number of disasters. Depending on the strength and speed of the wind, it can uproot trees, damage porch lights, and even shatter windows. Moreover, strong, cool winds can also be indicators of bad weather. Whenever you feel a refreshing breeze coming in, it’s possible that a strong storm, hurricane, or tornado is brewing. When you encounter severely high winds,…

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    A hurricane with a category 5 consist of high level wind, Damages to properties. In order to be prepared for a category 5 always plan to evacuate, have supplies, protect your home. Main reason people evacuate is because of flooding, high wind speed. Always find out if you live in an evacuation zone. Your local government should provide information about if needed to evacuate. “Evacuation planning is number one on the list” ( Knabb,pgr.2). Planning to evacuate you need to go to an area safe and…

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