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Otey is a member of the Program Advisory Board for certification in emergency preparedness planning for the University of California extension in Berkeley.
You can't be too prepared,'' said Adele MacPherson, the city's emergency preparedness coordinator.
FEMA's challenges in measuring the performance of community preparedness programs are compounded because it has not developed a strategy to show how its community preparedness programs and the Ready Campaign are to operate within the context of the NPS.
States have increased training in key preparedness areas as well.
Too many individuals remain in a state of denial when it comes to personal preparedness," said Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is seeking to add $46 million to the current year's budget for natural and man-made disaster preparedness, and $60 million next year.
The team electronically disseminated documents on anthrax and bioterrorism preparedness and collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO) and its regional offices to facilitate exchanging relevant information.
Department of Health and Human Services has awarded more than $971 million to continue improving preparedness and health outcomes for a wide range of public health threats within every state, eight U.
Preparedness research being conducted within schools of public health should focus on issues such as training, communications and effectiveness, according to a recent Institute of Medicine report.
Hundreds of Events and Activities across the Country Promote Emergency Preparedness
The volunteer organization they formed, the Topanga Coalition for Emergency Preparedness, has made the rustic area safer from fires, earthquakes and floods.
In the 2003 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress directed DOD to develop a comprehensive plan to help guide departmentwide efforts in improving installation preparedness against such attacks.