Posts tagged ‘shelter’
I just “Tweeted” a New York Times piece entitled:
When Warnings Don’t Work
It was a good piece and it included a good chart which helps put the tornado deaths in perspective.
Many of us wonder why, after decades of experience, better preparedness and constructions techniques, and improved warnings, are we seeing these tragic killer tornadoes?
Can we do more to reduce the impact of the natural disasters which seem to be plaguing us? Questions abound:
- Do we need to do more to educate the public?
- Do we need better warnings?
- Does everyone need a shelter?
We wonder why people living in a modern society can still be victims of disaster. And, we wonder why isn’t a tornado survivable? More…