Rudy Giuliani Crisis Analysis

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Government In times of Crisis Mayor Rudy Giuliani has earned great praise for the role he played in the response to the terrorist attack in New York on September 11th at the time, but he has also become the subject of heavy speculation regarding preparedness before the attack and aspects of the response afterwards. His major fault was in his immediate reaction of assurance because it was indeed lack of preparedness that could have led to the deaths of the first responders at the scene of the attacks. Another ill prepared aspect of the event was The Office of Emergency Management being in the World Trade Center therefore unable to coordinate efforts between police and firefighters for the rescue properly due to their own evacuation from the attacks at the time. Giuliani was highly visible in the aftermath of September 11th. After the attacks, Giuliani coordinated the response of various city departments while organizing the support of state and federal…show more content…
Local and State government was required in rescue efforts from police, firefighters and EMT's. The attacks were also a national security issue which put the whole entire nation in alert, being a terroristic strike on our World Trade Center and the Pentagon- home of our Central Intelligence Agency. This drew out the efforts of our Federal government. New York was a little more prepared for this than DC was and extremely more prepared than New Orleans was to the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. If this would've happened in Philadelphia, we would have indeed reacted in the same manner as New York because we are similar in a lot of ways, although New York is fairly larger as a city. For that reason they most likely would have the better response due to a more extensive police and fire fighter force. On the other hand, our forces have had less distance to travel to the scene of devastation in response to the
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