Ike was a huge economic burden to the U.S. and “estimates suggest Ike may become one of the costliest hurricanes on record” (FEMA 10). Hurricanes are known for causing severe structural damage to houses, but also have an effect on many businesses as well. Many people had to evacuate and be out of work for up to two weeks due to power outage and debris. Also, some businesses were damaged by flooding and wind, which caused the loss of crucial business equipment. Businesses were flooded along the Texas coast and lost all of their vital technology such as computers, telephones, and other office equipment.
This article also points to prevention and readiness as essentials to both prevent, and to treat any pandemic. "Bird flu: Answers to 5 key questions. " Consumer Reports on Health 1 Apr. 2007: 3. ProQuest
How Hurricane Katrina effect gas prices Outrageous gasoline prices is something that all American face at the pump in today economy. Many American wonder what is the cause of the high rates at the pump. There are many factors involved in the answer to the question on what causes gasoline prices to increase suddenly. In 2005, Labor Day Weekend gas prices rose dramatically after hurricane Katrina hit the southern coast of the United States. The devastation of hurricane Katrina damaged many of the United States oil refineries, causing a decrease in crude oil supply, which caused a decrease in gasoline supply.
September 11, 2001 was a day so many people lost their loved ones which was such a sad day even till today. As the country is going through this great loss, a lot of Americans are also concerned about bioterrorism attack and everyone is talking about small pox being released to the population again. As we are all aware, small pox is a disease that that we have worked on all these years and it has been eradicated with the help of vaccinations here in the United States. But due to the terrorist attack, Americans are really concerned that the terrorist might want to re-infect the citizen of United States with small pox. The CDC organization is in charge of small pox vaccines and we are assuring the citizens that we have a plan to make sure that we distribute these vaccines as soon as possible as needed.
A.2. Nightingale Community Hospital has numerous standards that failed compliance. For instance, in the standard involving the Environment of Care, the organization failed to prove that it could be a secure and the setting itself was functional. The Life Safety standard was not met due to its inadequate fire safety. The Leadership standard also was not met due to staffing insufficiencies.
They id not respond appropriately to allegations of abuse. They had not responded to or considered complaints and views of people about the service. Investigations into the conduct of staff were not robust enough and had not safeguarded the residents. The report said that it was now clear that the problems at Winterbourne View were far worse than initially indicated by the whistle-blower and that the provider had effectively misled the Q.C.Q by not keeping them informed about incidents as required by
Shell shock caused a lot of problems and casualties for the country and for the war. People who were victims of shell shock were most likely to feel panicked and scarred of flight and unable to sleep, walk or talk. At the beginning of World War II, the term "shell shock" was banned by the British Army, though the phrase "postconcussional syndrome" was used to describe similar traumatic responses. By December 1914 as many as 10% of British officers and 4% of enlisted men were suffering from "nervous and mental
Bradford Platt English S102 Dr. Anderson Sept. 28, 09 Katrina’s (Evacuation) Chaos American citizens were caught in the major crisis known to the United States as a category 3 hurricane named Katrina. Many U.S. citizens: young, old, sick, healthy, black, white, and other nationalities in the path of danger were expendable in the sight of government. Most of these citizens were poor, the people who mainly live from paycheck to paycheck, The Mayor of this great city left without the assurance that his citizens were in safe havens. On August 27, the Mayor of New Orleans gave the first voluntary evacuation order, because Hurricane Katrina would be a threat to the city and to the lives of its citizens. However, some believe that the
Hurricane Katrina reached New Orleans on August 29, 2005 , as a powerful Category 5 hurricane. Hurricane Katrina impacted the lives of people who mainly reside in New Orleans, Louisiana, although surrounding areas were affected as well. New Orleans suffered great damage as a result of this storm. Damaged or lost property is still under renovation and it is believed to take many more years, until the city is completely restored. Hurricane Katrina consisted of much high wind strength and power which led to levies to fail, and developed flooding in the area.
In the body of this essay will cover and summarize a current event that involved environmental psychology and to analyze the influence of the current event in environmental psychology. In late presence of 2005, one of the worst disaster’s in nation’s histories crumbled the nation. The devastation of Hurricane Katrina hit the New Orleans coastline. The devastation of Hurricane Katrina was a force of nature. The destruction suffered along the Gulf Coast indeed profound.