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The enthusiasm and preparedness of our presenters sealed the deal.

Steve Marshall

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There are a lot of much bigger public issues than year 2000 preparedness, and I think that certainly has an impact on the way it has been handled.

Russell Brown

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They help us with emergency preparedness and help us plan how to respond and know what we have to do to respond.

Tom Sherman

Well I think there's going to be a lot of lessons learned, ... but I think that the preparedness, the individual to take responsibility to become prepared himself. And to realize that the government can't always help him.

David Davis

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They wanted to get it out to all the appropriate agencies and individuals having to do with disaster preparedness.

Lawrence Andreas

I think only Rip Van Winkle would be able to ignore the wake-up call that Hurricane Katrina offers with regard to emergency preparedness.

Thomas Hamilton

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We need a real citizen preparedness plan ? one that takes care of children, the elderly and the disabled, ... Mothers and grandmothers should not drown in nursing homes because help never arrived.

Bennie Thompson

The most important thing I want to get from that is 'What's the preparedness of the federal government now?' Can we expect the same response that we had in 2004? To say it won't be as bad as last year doesn't really make me feel good.

Bob Lay

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This initiative will ensure that all town residents with disabilities will be included in our emergency preparedness plan.

Barbara Carpenter

There's a lot of anxiety (in Europe). The result of this could be that governments might focus on domestic preparedness and forget the fact that ground zero is Southeast Asia.

Peter Cordingley

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There are many professional organizations for police and fire. This is a professional organization that hosts a conference for emergency managers to discuss preparedness at all levels.

Andrew Velazquez

The Yale Center will collaborate with other CDC Public Health Preparedness Centers in order to maximize resources and disseminate new information pertaining to emergency preparedness and response.

Brian Leaderer

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Many hospital emergency departments in this country are operating at, or over current capacity. We as a nation, have poured millions of dollars into preparedness, but virtually none of that has gone to the one place that is the true first response to something like a flu epidemic, or a hurricane, or a terrorist attack -- the nation's emergency departments.

Dr. Frederick Blum

Local public health agencies are the front line in all of this. Preparedness, at its heart, is a local phenomenon.

Dr. Julie Gerberding

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Our emergency preparedness is always an ongoing priority. We're constantly working on it at the Clinic and drills like these help us work even closer with the emergency agencies to build a closer, more effective relationship.

Mary Austin

The government has worked hard to strengthen preparedness and prevention efforts and good progress has been made.

Dida Connor

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BYU is probably one of the most progressive forces in Utah County for earthquake preparedness. I'm not concerned as much about the buildings on BYU campus as I am about the buildings most of the BYU students live in.

Aaron Harris

In many ways, this is a test of our national capacity, ... If we can't do this 24-7-365, we aren't doing our job for preparedness.

James Carafano

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The latter implies emergency preparedness planning, legal and administrative frameworks, awareness campaigns and education, and the development of the operational capabilities to act in an emergency.

Patricio Bernal

The condition now is what we call organized chaos. There's a lot of activity … but it's all associated with good preparedness.

Chris Neudeck

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