Natural Disaster Preparation Research Paper by hicaliber

Natural Disaster Preparation
An analysis of the responsibilities of private citizens and local, state and federal agencies in preparing for natural disasters.
# 92997 | 1,803 words | 13 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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This paper explores the possibilities for increased awareness, preparation and response to natural disasters, given the recent history of these events around the world. The paper gives a general overview of natural disasters and discusses the ability of private citizens and local, state and federal agencies to prepare for them. The paper goes into detail about some aspects of Hurricane Katrina and what could have been done differently to prepare for her.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Natural Disaster Overview
Community Preparedness for Disaster
Katrina, an Exercise in Ineffective Preparedness
Recommendations by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies on Disaster Preparedness
Early Warning Technology
The Future

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Binns, J. (Sept 2004). Ground monitoring system may prevent massive losses in natural disasters. Civil Engineering, 74(9). Retrieved February 13, 2006, from Academic Search Premier database.
  • Bourne, J. (No date). The Louisiana bayou, hardest working marsh in America, is in big trouble. National Geographic. Retrieved February 13, 2006, from http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0410/feature5/?fs=www3.nationalgeographic.com.
  • Fischetti, M. (Oct 2001). Drowning New Orleans. Scientific American. Retrieved February 13, 2006, from http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa006&articleID=00060286-CB58-1315-8B5883414B7F0000.

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APA Format

Natural Disaster Preparation (2007, March 07) Retrieved October 18, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/natural-disaster-preparation-92997/

MLA Format

"Natural Disaster Preparation" 07 March 2007. Web. 18 October. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/natural-disaster-preparation-92997/>

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