"When an Earthquakes Strikes" Narrative Essay by Primo

"When an Earthquakes Strikes"
This paper narrates the first five days in the life of a public information officer after an earthquake strikes.
# 5664 | 1,550 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2001 | US

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This paper gives a detailed first person account of the earthquake in Santa Clarita, California from the eyes of a public information officer. It describes the policies such as: activating the Emergency Alert System, restoring power and more. It details the responses that were received by disaster relief personnel and how several organizations of emergency workers were able to deal with this crisis.

From the Paper:

"On Thursday the 15th of last month, at 7:31 a.m., an earthquake of 5.9 Moment Magnitude struck Southern California. The epicenter was near Santa Clarita, a small suburban community about twenty miles north of Los Angeles along the I-5 freeway. I am the Public Information Officer for the Emergency Response Office for the City of Santa Clarita. The following is an account of the five days following that earthquake."

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