Disaster Of Emergency Management Plan

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When disasters strike, emergency management plans get put into action. Often we see terms such as mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery used to describe emergency management. This paper will look into the recovery aspect of disasters. We will see all of the planning that goes into recovery to best minimize the effects of a disaster. From the planning to the training to the execution phases, we can agree that recovery is an important part of emergency management. We will explore disaster recovery from the points of view of the American Red Cross, FEMA, and other key agencies. Because when we think about it, disasters are going to happen and recovery will happen too.
When disaster strikes will you be ready? We hear this all the time and I think some us are ready. But what about after? What do you do? Where do you go or turn for help? Most us will turn to our leaders for guidance and help. To look at recovery lets first define it. The dictionary defines recovery as a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. The action or process of regaining possession or control of something stolen or lost. Disaster recovery is the area of security planning that deals with protecting an organization or community from the effect of significant negative events. (Rouse, M) These negative events could be anything from hurricanes, earthquakes, other types of natural disasters to that of cyberattacks and terrorist attacks. Plans to help with recovery tend to give policies,
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