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  • Essay about Emergency Management During a Tornado

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    capability a tornado has for destruction can create a major disaster event requiring a response from local, state and federal agencies. This paper will examine the May 22, 2011 tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri. It will identify and compare the response from local, state and federal perspective. This paper will also identify specific emergency management functions that appear executed well and those that may not have been. The Disaster May 22, 2011 a supercell thunderstorm spawned the tornado

  • The Challenges of Donation Management Essay

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    As human beings, most of us have a natural instinct to take care of each other in a time of need. When someone falls, you stop and help them up. So when a disaster happens, people want to help and make everything alright. Those near and far to the disaster may show up and volunteer. Others want to help by supplying material needs to the victims of the hazard. They began making donations in the forms of food, water, clothing, medicines or other needed supplies called in-kind donations or some

  • Post Disaster Planning and Development for NGOs and Humanitarian Organizations

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    in post disaster planning and development because government cannot address everything, everywhere. In fact, in many parts of the world the sitting government may not even be capable of addressing the basic day-to-day needs of its population, pre-disaster. Traditionally, NGOs and humanitarian organizational tackle issues such as human rights, advocacy, humanitarian aid, hunger, extreme poverty, education, housing and vocational training. Now these organizations are responding to disasters and working

  • The Role Of Media And Its Impact On Emergency Management

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    Media’s Role in Disasters The following is a research paper on the role of the media in disasters. This paper will highlight the various types of media and their impact on emergency management today. It will compare and contrast the negative and positive roles the media plays in a disaster. It will then examine the positive and negative roles the media plays in disasters and how this is relevant to emergency management. The concluding section of the paper will highlight the various types of media

  • The Government 's Support During Domestic Disasters

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    during domestic disasters. There are some politicians such as former presidential candidate Mitt Romney who believe states and the private sector should actually have the sole responsibility of managing emergencies in response to to natural disasters in their jurisdiction (Duffy, 2012). But one has to question; do states have the resources to manage their own natural disasters? Hurricane Katrina shows us individual states do not have the resources necessary to recover from large disasters. It was not

  • What Are A Strategic Manager?

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    The first question to seek to answer is, ‘What is a Strategic Manager?’ ‘What are their roles & responsibilities and what attributes do they require?’ A Strategic Manager within the Public Services or external environment domain must view each action as it relates to the organisation 's larger strategic mission. They would ensure safety objectives/procedures are in place so they also help to avoid/minimise potential risks. A Strategic Manager always has excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • The Emergency Management Profession

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    The emergency management profession has developed the concept of the disaster cycle as a basis for disaster management. The disaster cycle has four distinct yet interrelated phases: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery. The concept of the cycle implies an ongoing process in which communities, businesses, and individuals plan for and reduce potential disaster losses. Historically, emergency management programs have focused heavily on the preparedness and response phases, leaving limited

  • Class Inequality Impacted Individuals On The Lower End Of The Scale

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    good day, so what happens when disaster strikes? They are unprepared, have a harder time recovering, and their risk and devastation are increased in the disaster. Class inequality impacts individuals on the lower end of the scale. They have less access to resources to prepare themselves before the disaster strikes, and after disaster strikes they have even less resources to recover with. Lower class individuals are also at a higher risk of devastation during a disaster because they cannot always escape

  • How to Respond to Major Natural Disasters by Remote Sensing

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    How to respond to major natural disaster by using Remote Sensing  Introduction The increasingly frequent disasters in the world are damaging people’s property and security. Moreover, the catastrophes bring massive negative effects on the development of society. In the meanwhile, it is impossible to obtain the accurate data of disaster areas by traditional observations or detection modes. Though natural disaster is a tough problem to human beings, remote sensing (RS) could help people better deal

  • Bp : The Spill Of The Gulf Of Mexico

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    well-established mega giant never considered the chance of having a blast at an operating site. On the bright side, due to this incident and similar others, numerous organizations have been formulating and establishing emergency or disaster plans and policies to respond to a variety of disaster scenarios. Thus, suggesting that contingency planning is imperative for an organization in the long run in order to avoid massive instant loss since there