In your first journal entry for this week, address the following questions in 1-2 short paragraphs:
Preparedness, within the field of emergency management, can be defined as a state of readiness to respond to a disaster, crisis or any other type of emergency situation. Preparedness is a theme that permeates all facets of the emergency management field, and most aspects of the emergency management profession.
- How prepared are you to leave behind your family for 3-5 days at a time to respond to a disaster?
Disasters can be natural or man-made. Natural disasters are floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Man-made disasters, on the other hand, are events like power outage, terrorism, and arson. Disasters can strike families with no notice. It may cause individuals to evacuate their homesteads or may confine them (“Disaster preparedness: Family preparedness plan”, 2019). Families can take various measures as a method of preparing for both man-made and natural catastrophes. One of the key elements of disaster preparedness is communication. This is the first step whereby all members of the family should know what to do in case a disaster strikes. My family is prepared to handle any disasters because we have identified………..
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