What is Emergency Management?This involves preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a disaster or emergency.
Emergency Management Involves:
- Mitigation – Actions taken to prevent hazards from developing into disasters by focusing on long term measures for reducing or eliminating the risk.
- Preparedness – Developing plans of action for implementation when a disaster strikes.
- Response – Taking direct action to save lives, protect property, care for victims, and mitigate the amount of damage.
- Recovery – Actions that involve rebuilding destroyed property, re-employment, and the repair of other essential infrastructure.
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