Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Measures taken in advance of an emergency to reduce the loss of life and property and to protect a nation
The numerical value of emergency preparedness in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of emergency preparedness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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I don't think you can say mobile is a single silver bullet for emergency preparedness or response, but it's critical that it's prioritised.
We needed different ways of thinking about what was classically emergency preparedness or emergency management, it just took a broader and more diverse network to handle the kind of stress and strain that we’re now dealing with.
You can certainly see it in forward operations where they are moving their troops out into a place where they don’t have ready access to an electric power system, as a military base, they need emergency preparedness so that if there is a hurricane or if there is a terrorist event anything that might disrupt the external electric power grid, they need to be able to keep their operations going. For them to have a microgrid with their own storage and their own battery system is really important.
Southwestern Louisiana could get 15-20 inches of rain from Harvey. Flash floods warnings went into effect through Thursday as areas along the coast faced tropical storm warnings. Flooding has already taken over localized streets since Sunday, The Weather Channel reported. An emergency response official in a coastal Louisiana parish said the threat of flooding from Harvey's torrential rains could be new ground for us. Harvey has been blamed for at least five confirmed deaths, including a woman killed Monday in the town of Porter, northeast of Houston, when a large oak tree dislodged by heavy rains toppled onto her trailer home. In addition, a Houston television station reported Monday that six family members were believed to have drowned when their van was swept away by floodwaters. The KHOU report was attributed to three family members the station did not identify. No bodies have been recovered. The flooding was so widespread that the levels of city waterways have either equaled or surpassed those of Tropical Storm Allison from 2001, and no major highway has been spared some overflow.The city's normally bustling business district was virtually deserted Monday, with emergency vehicles making up most of the traffic. Most businesses were closed. In Louisiana, Danny Lavergne, director of Cameron Parish's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said approximately 30 roads in the parish were covered with water but remained passable by Monday morning. It's far from being over.
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