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USA: creating a culture of preparedness is the best hope for disaster mitigation

Source(s):  Government Technology

This article, published by the Government Technology, highlights the challenges of making preparedness a real priority in USA. According to the website, the country still has a long way to implement preparedness as a main strategy to fight disasters.

"I believe for every dollar you spend on preparedness you save $9 in response," said Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, former commander of the Joint Task Force Katrina responsible for coordinating military relief efforts for areas across the Gulf Coast impacted by Hurricane Katrina.



 
 
  • Publication date 22 May 2009

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