His organization has been part of the response and recovery effort following the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey.
In this disaster preparedness article, we’ve included information on preparing for a disaster, as well as Waldner’s advice to nonprofits that find themselves in the midst of disaster response.
Debris is scattered for miles, houses are unrecognizable, tress are bent like wet noodles, and vehicles have been thrown like baseballs. Natural disasters come in many forms such as earthquakes, tornados, floods, blizzards, fires, and volcanic eruptions, just to name a few.
Every type of disaster is not subjected to one specific area (Hess and Wrobleski 2003).
Technology has allowed for better sensors and models so scientists can expand their understanding of the causes of disasters.
With the expansions of communications and technologies, warnings are more likely to occur (Department of Homeland Security 2004).However not all natural disasters are forewarn able.Earthquakes and tsunamis can wreak havoc because of their unpredictability.However, the fact is that human do increase the chance of occurrence of natural disaster.There are proofs to show that natural disaster is cause of human’s activities.Some people may think disaster is an action of God to punish guilty human.Many people see disaster occurs unexpectedly and unpleasantly and think it is out of our control and no one can prevent it.Which means that people in certain areas only have to prepare for those disaster that are likely to transpire in their region.Preparation now days use communication and technology.The scientist has found that human’s activities have caused direct effects to the green house effects.Human kills tons of trees, build factories; waste energy and that have caused significant increase on carbon dioxide. Because of the ice melting in the North Pole, the earth cannot emit the hot air.