ERIC Number: ED074313
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Civil Defense, U. S. A.: A Programmed Orientation to Civil Defense. Unit 3. Natural Disasters.
Defense Civil Preparedness Agency (DOD), Battle Creek, MI.
The effects of natural disasters and the implications which those effects have for community emergency preparedness are discussed. Major topics include: (1) Similarities and differences in types of responses required by a nuclear and natural disasters, (2) The civil defense function in natural disasters, (3) Vulnerability analysis, (4) Warning time for natural disasters, (5) Forms of warning for natural disasters, (6) Taking action following a warning, (7) Two types of planning: contingency and general measures planning, (8) Operational guidance available to local governments, (9) Preparedness actions in order of priority, and (10) Examples of rewards for having planned. Panel discussions and a test are included. (CK)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Defense Civil Preparedness Agency (DOD), Battle Creek, MI.