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Earthquakes and Resilience

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Earthquakes and Resilience

Cities and communities are increasingly moving to a resilience model for emergency preparedness. This means that preparing ahead of time is preferable to relying on a traditional risk-reward model. Resilience has two phases: the first is where most communities are currently. They have a person and/or department that oversees emergency preparedness. They conduct drills, plan for the deployment of resources, educate and encourage the public to be prepared and train their first responders; phase two is initiating a vision for the post event wherein the city-state recovers and thrives as a result of the crisis. One of the main proponents of this new...

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