Natural Disaster/Socialism Essay

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Which economic system is best suited for handling a crisis of epic proportions (hurricane, flood, blizzard, forest fire, etc.)? Why? Answer- NIMS (National Incidence Managment System) also known as FEMA. When there is a natural disaster, emergency crews (fire department, ambulance, police etc.) is usually the first help on the scene to help people out. Socialism system offers the best solution for handling emergency situations because the government takes care of paying the people who work there so everyone can focus on helping the people in need. Being a not for profit organization means that everyone doing what they are supposed to and looking after injured people's best interest. Socialism in it's perfect form (which rarely ever happens) seems to be the best economic system because it teaches people how to share things with your neighbor and to help out on the time of need. Natural disasters such as flood, fire, earthquake, tornado and windstorm affect thousands of people every year. You should know what your risks are and prepare to protect yourself, your family and community. Recognizing an impending hazard and knowing what to do to protect yourself and your family will help you take effective steps to prepare beforehand and aid recovery after the event. Some of the things you can do to prepare for the unexpected, such as assembling a supply kit and developing a family emergency plan, are the same for all types of hazards. However each emergency is unique and knowing the actions to take for each threat will impact the specific decisions and preparations you make. By learning about these specific threats, you are preparing yourself to react in an emergency. Since 1979, FEMA has been the federal government’s lead agency in responding to and recovering from many of the nation’s greatest moments of crisis. Throughout its history, FEMA has built upon more than
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