For places like the Caribbean that
are disaster prone, there isn't the
question of "if a disaster strikes",
there's only "when". Prevention
shouldn't be a question, only an
People react better during
emergencies if they know what to
do. Being prepared can reduce
fear, anxiety and panic that may
come with disaster.
SEE HOW BEING PREPARED HELPS
3. Disaster Mitigation
Mitigation is reducing or eliminating
the amount of damage a disaster
LEARN MORE MITIGATION MEASURES
Giving emergency assistance to
those injured persons, reducing
the chance of additional injuries
and setting the foundation for
everything to return to normal.
SEE ACTIVITIES ON RESPONSE
What you can do during this
period is put the knowledge you've
gathered to good use.