We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn't have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.
FEMA has lost its focus, and Floridians know first-hand of the agency's shortcomings, .. Natural disaster preparedness and response programs have become trapped in a homeland security bureaucracy.
Circumstances can force your hand. So think ahead!
Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.
While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term.
Disaster preparedness, whether it's in anticipation of potential weather-related incidents or terrorist incidents requires a skill set that in my mind someone has to be trained for,.
A war with Pakistan would be an utter disaster.
Preparedness, when properly pursued, is a way of life, not a sudden, spectacular program.
Spencer W. Kimball