Disaster management is the management of resources and programs for responding to emergency situations caused by natural events such as earthquakes, floods, and tornadoes. It's often combined with emergency management, which includes emergencies caused by human activity. A disaster management specialist plans and directs programs and procedures for responding to natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes. (Environmentalscience.org)
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Date modified: October 24, 2018
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