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How To Prepare For Natural Disasters Before They Occur? There’s An App For That

How To Prepare For Natural Disasters Before They Occur? There’s An App For That

FEMA_app

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has launched an app designed to help users prepare for all manner of disasters ranging from fires to severe weather. FEMA rolled out the new feature to its free smartphone app that will enable users to receive push notifications to their devices — reminding them to take important steps in preparing their homes for imminent disasters. The reminder feature sends pre-scheduled safety and…

 

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It is seen that police officers who are repeatedly exposed traumatic experiences like natural disaster suffer from the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A new study that studied police officers in the New Orleans area during and after the occurrence of Hurricane Katrina concluded that positive personal traits like resilience, satisfaction with life and a grateful disposition may help shield police officers from symptoms of (PTSD) not only in the aftermath of a disaster but for years to come….

 

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