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Department of Homeland Security (2007, September). National Preparedness Guidelines. Washington, DC: USDHS. S. Department of Homeland Security (2007, September). Target capabilities list—a companion to the national preparedness guidelines. Washington, DC: USDHS. 20 Chapter 3 The disaster cycle: an overview of disaster phases Robert A. Jones Disaster cycle 21 Phases of the disaster cycle 22 Conclusion 24 DISASTER CYCLE Disaster cycle Although there are many deﬁnitions for what constitutes a disaster, one generally accepted deﬁnition is that a disaster is any event that results in a demand for services that exceeds available resources.
Warﬁeld C. The disaster management cycle. html Chapter 4 Mitigation phase of disasters Kelly R. Klein Melinda Johnson Overview 26 Hazard overview 27 Hazard vulnerability analysis (HVA) 28 Emergency operations plan (EOP) 30 Financial assistance in mitigation training 31 Conclusion 32 25 26 CHAPTER 4 Mitigation phase of disasters Overview Emergency preparedness can be deﬁned as the activities and measures designed or undertaken to prepare for or minimize the effects of a hazard on the population, deal with the immediate emergency conditions that would be created by the hazard, effect emergency repairs, and restore vital utilities and facilities destroyed or damaged by the hazard (Stafford Act).
Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Public Law 93-288). Retrieved October 15, 2008, from http://www. pdf Federal Emergency Management Agency (2008, August). National Incident Management System. shtm Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (2001). Kaiser Permanente HVA. pdf Keyes D, Carbone AJ, Burstein J, Schwartz R, Swientor R (2005). Medical Response to Terrorism: Preparedness and Clinical Practice. 236. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Williams. pdf Pan American Health Organization.