The Importance Of Natural Disasters

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The Natural disasters that have the possibility to occur in Duval county are wildfires, tornados, floods, hurricanes, and terrorist attacks, and the comprehensive emergency plan in Duval county does not elaborate the importance of families developing a family safety response plan to natural disasters and terror attacks. “Living in fear” is not the answer for the for surviving a natural or manmade disaster nor does ignoring it all together provides safety. However, terror attack, riots can not be quickly determined as natural disasters, therefore the preparation assists drastically in the event that one may occur. Citizens should have a clear understanding of the threat, threat location, and the elements of the environment because this information will tremendously improve the odds of survival. Implementing a family contingency plan for events such as natural disasters and terror attacks claims to be prudent by positioning families with knowledge, and essential articles that would improve the odds of protecting their lives and valuables.

“Living in fear” is not the answer for the for surviving a natural or manmade disaster nor does ignoring it all together provides safety. The last time in the Duval County area a natural disaster left catastrophic destruction was September 10, 1964. Hurricane Dora began off the shore of Cape Verde which moved across the Atlantic the United States, while peaking at one hundred forty miles per hours, and directly hit Jacksonville with winds
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