Are We Ready for an Emergency?
August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina makes landfall in
You can't always know when, where, or how bad a disaster can strike. But when it does, we need a plan to help rescue and then help the community to recover. We thought we had this in FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), but when the hurricane victims needed the rescue and recovery effort, FEMA was slow to respond. Then the chief of FEMA resigned and it seemed as if they were unprepared to handle the situation. Of course, you can't really fully prepare for an event as catastrophic as that, but there should still be order and a base plan to start the recovery effort.
This applies to today, in 2009, by the effects of the efforts of recovery. I went down to
We should be more prepared for a situation like this by making sure that we can recover from it. Government should maybe look more into the problems in our own country more readily than looking in other countries. What if disaster struck
- The Man with No Name