The question is not whether a severe weather event will hit your area, but WHEN it will hit your community.
Each year, some of the same predictable disasters, like wildfires and tornadoes, occur in certain communities.
Without the government creating policies to improve emergency management services problems, the EMS system is on a trajectory to fail.
The amount of EMS agencies with varying structures in the United States would be difficult to pull together under one federal agency.
EMS agencies have argued for a while now that EMS agencies should be united from the federal level down to all local agencies.
In the public health discipline, there is a lot of discussion about health disparities and their effect on communities.
Home ownership is an excellent analogy to what communities go through when it comes to effective mitigation and disaster preparedness.
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