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Earthquake Preparedness in Toronto
A discussion on earthquake preparedness in the Toronto region.
# 141674 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Public Administration (General) , Canadian Studies (General)

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This is a short paper referring to the possibility of future serious earthquakes in Toronto, the need for preparedness, and what seems like low public awareness of how to respond. The paper recommends that despite a city plan and instructions, far more public education work should take place to see residents informed and taking basic precautions, and they should have a basic knowledge of how to avoid injury or death.

From the Paper:

"Since 1998, the City of Toronto has had a formal Emergency Preparedness program referring to possible earthquakes with instructions on how to respond, in contrast with emergencies of other kinds. However, public education has been limited. Most Toronto households are not prepared as directed, nor are residents aware of instructions or the reality of constant low grade seismic activity in the Great Lakes Basin and especially, Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. There must be an immediate earthquake education..."

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