RACES BULLETINS 053 - 061 Dates: Feb. 20, 1989 - April 17, 1989
The following list of seventy (70) "things to expect"
is not offered as a prediction of doom. Although most of the items
are negative, this is a realistic list of problem areas that we
can expect to face in a disaster.
Recognizing that problems will appear and giving some thought
to them prior to a disaster are steps towards overcoming them.
Some of the areas require specific actions; some will diminish
with time; some are inherent in disaster operations and must simply
Although not every one of the 70 listed items will occur in every
emergency, the majority of them will appear in most situations.
You are encouraged to scan the list, determine which items are
or may become your responsibility, and determine how those items
could best be handled or the problem reduced.
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