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In chapter 3 of our reading, it speaks about what emergency management is and how the author defines it. I do agree with how the books discusses the definition of emergency management. Although I do feel the textbook definition given is vague, I do not think there is a way to include everything into one definition. That applies to a lot of things, but emergency management is made up of a lot of different factors and that’s where I think the rest of chapter begins to dive a little deeper into those other factors EM. The book goes into helping define different disasters that fall in the field of emergency management. Although I do not have any experience directly with emergency management, I do have some related experience while surviving my time in the National Guard. The book speaks about how politics play a role in if a certain event is going to be classified as a disaster or not. During this last hurricane (Dorian) I was working closely with my colleges to get information from the state to help making decisions with my NG unit. We were called in fairly early to start
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