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Deriving from the government's failures and response to the Hurricane Katerina disaster, I can derive several feasible measures to improve the response disaster. The possibility of eccentric catastrophe was reported by National Hurricane Center (NHC), but due to a failed response system, the effects were severe, including the loss of many lives and property[ CITATION Lau15 \l 1033 ]. From the foresight, I think the government should have increased its preparedness by, for example, establishing a robust evacuation strategy and transportation within all the areas that were along the path of the hurricane. An effective plan and movement would have enabled the evacuation of all people in the areas, including the poor and aged, and could have saved many lives and damaged could have been saved. The government should also have enacted policies and incentives to encourage people to settle in flood-prone areas like New Orleans to relocate to safer areas. Also, the government should have increased its disaster funds which could have ensured supplies such as food, water and shelters. An

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