Week 10.docx - Week 10 1 What have we done well in emergency management and why The emergency management system works best as a partnership between the

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Week 10 1.What have we done well in emergency management and why? The emergency management system works best as a partnership between the federal, state, and local governments and the voluntary sector. The business community has significantly increased its emergency management practices and partnership presence and can now be considered a full partner in all phases of emergency management. The response phase has seen the most success for business partnerships. When adisaster happens different governments and communities are quick to unite respond with aid and recoveryefforts. 2.What have we not been doing well and how could things be improved? Federal funding in all four phases of emergency management has been severely reduced. The United States has fallen behind the rest of the world in disaster risk reduction. I think the US government has a sort of “out of sight out of mind” attitude when it comes to disasters. Funding increases during and directly after a disaster but after a while of no disasters funding is decreased and sent to other areas; until
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