Unit 2 Journal 3 Article response

Unit 2 Journal 3 Article response - government or local...

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Patrice Paulisca The president discussed many issues that he noticed and what he believes should be done first. He emphasised on getting clean water and the electricity back up. He also mentioned the deployment of first responders and the start of search-and-rescue phase. He thought that having clean water and electricity would help the residents get back to their daily lives and kids back to school. Additionally, helping the construction crews in the restoration process. Those are all good suggestions as to what people should do. I was more interested in what the government would do. The president said, "we're able to get C–17s and C–130s, military transport planes, potentially to move assets, personnel to speed up the process of getting power up and running as soon as possible. " Those are the type of things that a government should do in this case, send help. In my opinion, He could of said a million positive things, but without any actions or concrete words from the
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Unformatted text preview: government or local government, it would of all been a waste of time. Besides providing transport, the military could also bring food and water to those who have nothing left. It takes time to recover from such a tragedy. Any help from the government is really helpful to the community. All in all, the response from the president and the local government did not seem too assuring. Besides stating the obvious, I would of liked to hear an outline of their plans and what can the community expect besides the military transport. Since this was their first visit they probably needed to assess the situation. I still believe that the president could of been more concrete on exactly how they are going to help these people get back on their feet. http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/DCPD-201200841/pdf/DCPD-201200841.pdf...
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