The Disciplines of Emergency Management

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The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness Preparedness in the disciplines of emergency management is a state of readiness to respond to a disaster, crisis, or any other type of emergency situation. It is a theme of aspects of emergency management. Since the beginning of the U.S. history preparedness has been used. Since the 1970 study prepared by the National Governors Association talked about the importance of preparedness as the first step in emergency management, billions of dollars each year to make preparedness advances and still continues today. The heart of preparedness is developed through planning, training, and exercising to respond and recover from emergency disaster events. There are four major components of any type of preparedness; planning, equipment, training, and exercise that was developed by FEMA National Preparedness Directorate. This cycle includes 5 steps: 1. Planning, Step 2: Organization and Equipment, Step 3: Training, Step 4: Exercise, Step 5: Evaluation and Improvement. The cycle of preparedness is ongoing as cyclical nature dictates, all the
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  • Fall '09
  • McLean
  • FEMA National Preparedness Directorate

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