Effectiveness of Disaster Management

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Introduction Disaster management is intended to minimize or completely avoid potential losses of life and property from hazards and offer quick and appropriate assistance to disaster victims in a given area. United States for instance, among several other nations has not been exempted and had to heavily invest on preparedness and response measures in case of a disaster Tsunami warning systems This is an effective way used to detect the possible occurrence of a tsunami way before the major disaster takes place and issuing alerts via television and cell phones. This early warning is quite useful as the inhabitants of that particular region will be evacuated to higher grounds or several miles away from the shores in good time; therefore, this means that the risk of losing lives, incurring injuries and facing major (property, agricultural and economic) losses will be minimized. Emotional distresses after disasters as well as legal liability of public officials and the government in question will be reduced (Oregon Natural Hazards Workgroup, 2002). Risks involved in outsourcing In relation to Nathan Freier's quote, one thing that clearly comes out is: the fact that America has undertaken outsourcing activities with the aim of achieving the dual goals of reduced cost and high quality public service and that it is quite unfortunate that because of poor response from the associated parties this has not been quite effective and is instead posing a high risk of losing it's
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