can suddenly strike any place in the world. According to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction the total global damage from 2005 to 2014 was US$1.4 trillion
with 0.7 million people killed and 1.7 billion people impacted. Natural disasters and climate change
and epidemics with major health repercussions are all projected to become more common worldwide (UNDP
society spends large amounts of money and effort on disaster preparedness including efforts to minimize community vulnerabilities
be ready to deal with disaster outcomes
and to rehabilitate from disaster impacts (Hanfling et al.