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Late last year, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of fire bills that included another $1 billion for preparedness and emergency response.Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.|James Temple|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Designed with input from more than 100 professional adventurers, this kit makes preparedness super portable.
I learned a lot about disaster preparedness when I went to help out in Louisiana.
So I think if anything, we need to have some preparedness for more of these local outbreaks—to be very much on our toes and to be able to handle them quickly.
Yet, despite the predictable nature of this crisis, spending for pandemic preparedness has fallen nearly 50% since 2003 to a little under $1 billion a year, compared to a $676 billion defense budget.How philanthropy could fix America’s broken politics|matthewheimer|August 6, 2020|Fortune
Philip Breedlove, NATO commander-in-chief, says this represents a shift, "from engagement to preparedness."Shocked by Ukraine Violence, NATO Prepares to Face Down Putin|Leo Cendrowicz|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When we decimate the funding for hospital preparedness, we put ourselves in great peril.
Rigor/College Preparedness (30 percent) Three data points made up this category, each weighted equally.The Daily Beast's Top High Schools 2014: Methodology|Brandy Zadrozny|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She brings her own tea bags in a neat Ziploc bag, and I am mildly awed at her preparedness and chutzpah.Marlo Thomas Says Girls Should Feel Free to Be Like Hannah Horvath|Emily Shire|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Pratap Rudra, routed repeatedly by his lack of preparedness in a rapidly altering region, had exposed his weaknesses.
Such a collection of reproduced missives betokened the carefulness and preparedness of the possessor.William Bradford of Plymouth|Albert Hale Plumb
Among the Moros, as in Granada, “Love laughs with a grip on the knife,” and preparedness is as essential as good government.A Woman's Journey through the Philippines|Florence Kimball Russel
But preparedness and capacity call for more consideration, however brief.The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga|Cornelis De Witt Willcox
Thus such preparedness actually prevented any chance for even discussion of a peaceful settlement.
Belgium to-day is an illustration of what may be expected from lack of adequate preparedness.