There are provisions provided for not only Easy Cellar Review natural disasters but also nuclear, biological and even hazardous material incidents. During potential deteriorating weather the daily status is monitored for dangerous trends. In the past the city has assisted many of the business operators in developing their individual emergency plans specifically tailored for their establishment. In general the preparedness level is adequate, however in any program that deals with the unexpected there is always room for improvement. The various agencies did very well in last winter blizzard.
We need to involve ourselves more in potential flood areas on a local level which must adequately take into consideration the re-engineering of roads and highways when necessary. If the city, county and state fails to satisfactorily deal with these flooding vulnerabilities in their community planning programs the homeowners may be subject to unnecessary risks resulting from flooding. Prior to the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center our nation's emergency preparedness was essential "Eye Wash". There was no longer the lingering threat of nuclear war being hung over the heads of the citizens as it was during the 60's. People were generally content and felt secure in their own corner of the world.
The general consensus was topically, "It won't happen here." After the terrible wake-up call in New York City, our disaster preparedness experienced a new and invigorating revival. New agencies came to light while older ones were shuffled under these new creations for simplistic management and control. Along with the movement of emergency agencies came a rush of advanced directives meant to prevent, respond and recover from any future tragic mishaps whether they be manmade or of natural forces.