community disaster preparedness


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preparedness

 [pre-pār´ed-nes]
the state of being ready beforehand for a given event.
community disaster preparedness in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing for an effective response to a large-scale disaster.

community disaster preparedness

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as preparing for an effective response to a large-scale disaster. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Project details : This project will focus on implementing three such priorities outlined in its NAPA, namely strengthening of community based conservation programmes on highly vulnerable near-shore marine ecosystems, adaptation to near-shore coastal shellfish fisheries resources and coral reef ecosystem productivity, and strengthening community disaster preparedness and response potential.
Led by over 5,000 volunteers and 120 employees, and supported by community donations, the Dallas Area Red Cross last year provided disaster relief to 759 Dallas area families affected by more than 600 disasters, trained more than 200,000 people in lifesaving skills and community disaster preparedness courses.
6 million in support of American Red Cross initiatives to improve community disaster preparedness and response.

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