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During disasters one of the primary needs of the p...

During disasters one of the primary needs of the public is for the flow of information from emergency managers. Where it is lacking there is chaos and confusion. One can predict how successful a local community's disaster response will be based upon the mechanisms it has set up prior to the disaster to communicate the disaster message to the public. Mr. Fugate is the first director of FEMA to have demonstrated that he understands that direct communication with the public is necessary.
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