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  • Hazard And Vulnerability Analysis

    Module 2 - SLP The emergency response plan will cover three types of emergencies in Atlanta, Georgia community as discussed earlier. The emergencies include winter storms, tornadoes, and floods. The hazard and vulnerability analysis will focus attention on these hazards, which are highly likely to have a great impact on Atlanta, Georgia community and its facilities. Four categories will be used to place each disaster into perspective. The categories include probability, response, property impact, and human impact. For this paper, vulnerability is defined as lives, wealth, and structures that might be possibly exposed to an environmental disaster. Tornadoes Hazard and Vulnerability Analysis- Atlanta, Georgia The largest tornado that has ever…

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  • Mitigation Plan Analysis

    downed trees. A FEMA declaration of disaster was obtained on July 25, 2013 (Minnesota State, 2014). During the month of July 2011, storms with 79 miles per hour (mph) wind gusts uprooted trees and caused widespread power outage (Minnesota State, 2014). During the month of July, 2011, there was a sustained period of elevated heat and humidity – with head indexes between 115 and 125 degrees. During the month of August, 2010, wind gusts of 80 mph caused damage to some buildings as well as uprooting…

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  • Essay On Brushing Cat Teeth

    why to do Pothole Repair, specially during the winter Description: the following article will guide you about the necessity of repairing the potholes on the road that cause some accidents at times. It will talk about the procedures too. All over the winter, the roads of locality, driveways, parking lots, highways, and lots of other asphalt surfaces go through a lot of damage. One small crack can turn into a large fissure in just one snow storm. Water will indeed freeze within cracks and holes…

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  • Ron Hansen Wickedness Character Analysis

    Human Nature through Ron Hansen “Wickedness” In the winter of 1888, in a small town in Nebraska, a massive and unexpected storm paralyzed the community without warning. Humans, animals, agricultural life forms experienced massive destruction. Ron Hansen, in his short story called “Wickedness,” describes the brutality of the storm, and it’s affect on individual lives. Hansen uses human traits to illustrate the wickedness of the storm. Over one long dark night, the snow storm of 1888…

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  • Themes And Imagery In Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome

    life in Starkfield up until the story begins, the nine chapters describe the events of four February days around the late 1890s, and the conclusion is a brief description of what happens after these four days. This small town, wintery setting effects many of the characters, the mood of the town and the atmosphere it creates, as well as the theme of the novel. The setting shapes Ethan’s character as well as it makes Starkfield a dreary place to be. The author uses battle imagery to show how…

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  • Global Warming: A Controversial Issue In Today's Society

    The increased temperatures in the winter will cause the colder climates to be warmer and more suitable for living, thus deaths in the winter caused my heart failure will cease to exceed deaths in the summer due to heatwaves. The NCPA states that if you take into count all the positive and negative effects global warming has had on the climate that the overall effect would be positive. They also stated that the change in the climate over the past one hundred years has improved human welfare.…

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Essay On The Four Seasons

    how fall sneaks up on you, making you realize that winter is coming soon. The lack of greenery in this sculpture makes it feel heavier then spring and summer. The colder colors of fall also contribute to making it feel heavier. Fall has a middle aged like appearance show with the lager nose, facial hair, and lines around the mouth that I believe to be wrinkles. Fall more certainly seems to be the wake up all of summer, it sort of reminds of a middle-aged crisis. So winter should be the final…

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  • Fall Argumentative Analysis

    the steadily declining sun, waiting to hide from winter’s upcoming torment. The aromatic scent of pumpkin and apple cider push their way to the forefront of your nose, and cozy themselves like if they were next to a warm fireplace. The boisterous sound of your father yelling, “go Eagles” at the television fills your eardrums. Ah, fall is upon us. There’s nothing that is quite comparable to fall: winter, summer, and spring always try to curtail fall’s reign of dominance, but their attempts always…

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  • Snowflakes Informative Speech

    Crystal Joy The things that snow crystals can do Do you know amazing things about snowflakes? Do you someday want to know everything about them? Snowflakes are wonderful things that come out of no where. Also, the topics I am going to tell you are fantastic! Snowflakes are the most interesting things to learn about. Snowflakes are Amazing because they come in all shapes and sizes. Also, they can stop us from having school! Lastly, Snowflakes have a fantastic form. To…

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  • Emergency Operations Plan Essay

    reduce hazards that will direct mitigation efforts and resources. SCOPE Bullhead City in its history dealt with high winds, extreme heat, microbursts, tornadoes, earthquakes, flooding and storm damage. Disasters can happen with or without warning it. Bullhead City has prepared for a wide variety of disasters utilizing equipment, manpower and knowledge of those who work for the county and citizens. Bullhead City can request support from emergency functions from other local communities, state and…

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