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    Meteorology & Geography in Disaster & Emergency Preparedness

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    How does/could the disciplines of Meterology and Geography contribute to a disaster/emergency management program (prevention, mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery)?

    What recommendations /contributions can such disciplines have for improving emergency management?

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    Prevention is the first step because it can prevent a disaster in the first place. This step involves an assessment of the situation and possible disasters that could occur. Here, meteorology and geography can be critical. For example, it may be discovered that a proposed building would be situated on a flood plain. Obviously, it should be relocated. Other risks cannot be ...

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    The roles of Meteorology and Geography in disaster/emergency management

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