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This paper looks at the poor responses to hurricanes Andrew and Katrina and analyzes some of the lessons learned. The paper also examines the changes implemented in the field of emergency management that include the strategic positioning of emergency resources, proper emergency housing and greater accountability.
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Cite this Term Paper:
Emergency Management (2008, August 18) Retrieved October 15, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/emergency-management-107001/
"Emergency Management" 18 August 2008. Web. 15 October. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/emergency-management-107001/>