Us Today Essay

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In the fall morning of 2001, two airplanes flew into two iconic skyscrapers in New York City, New York. That day changed the lives for families, communities, and governments around the globe. The United States had a cloak of believes, strength and values that not only resounded in the soul of everyone that called themselves American. It was those values and characteristics that kept the United States safe from the idealistic threats from foreign actors. That is not to say that the U.S. has never been attacked before on the home soil because it has. In recent years we can see that the vail of the strength and solidarity that the U.S.A used to protect her population has been lifted.
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The aftermath is not scared cities and destroyed blocks where families formerly live. The aftermath is the question, why didn’t the government do more to help? The U.S. Territory, Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017. The island was not prepared for and did not have the resources to deal with the damage from a hurricane that size. The Mayor criticized U.S. President Trump for delay of resources. Where is the responsibility of the community?
In the realm of Emergency Management all disasters begin and end with the local jurisdictions. So, the question remains how do we correct our course? The answer is a simple concept yet complicated at best. This short paper will talk about the topics of Education, Communication and other Solutions that professionals can use to better the readiness for their diverse community population.
Education
Education according to the Oxford Dictionary is defined as: “The process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university.” There are many ways to educate people and each individual has their own unique way to learn. Some learn best by reading books, memos and other literature, while some are more of a hands-on type of learner. They have to physical do things to memorize them. Other are listeners that can watch a movie and get the
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