Emergency Preparedness: The Most Important Causes Of Emergency Disasters

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Imagine going into work one day and making it all the way up to your floor. You step off of the elevator and you feel the building shake as though there was an earthquake. You make your way to the nearest window to assess the damage of the town when you see ash falling from the sky You realize your building is on fire and you have no idea what to do. You hear people start to panic as they realize what is happening. You start to wonder why the fire alarms have not gone off or why the sprinklers aren 't working. It is mass chaos on your floor and you have no idea what to do. Emergency preparedness is one of the most important things that someone would need for an emergency situation. In the book 102 Minutes by Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn, the authors talk about the terrifying day that was September 9, 2001. Most of the people inside the buildings were scared, confused, and had no idea what to do or where to go. Being prepared for an emergency is the most important thing that someone can do to help save their own lives and others. One reason being prepared for an emergency is important is because it reduces levels of fear, stress, and anxiety With these feelings mixed with not knowing what to do some people might not do the right thing and put themselves and others in more danger than they already are causing more people to die. In the north tower of the World Trade Center the companies Mizuho Capital Markets and Fuji Bank would have drills three or four times a year to

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