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pree pe ruhd nuhs

  • n  the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

  • I am for adequate military preparedness.
  • President Obama walks to the Rose Garden for a statement after meeting with senior government officials on preparedness and response efforts surrounding the 2009 H1N1 flu virus.
  • It also adds urgency to their preparedness plans, which include acquiring and distributing antiviral medications and a vaccine, if and when one becomes available.
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  • Disaster Preparedness
    In the wake of the devastating news about the deadly tornado that struck Oklahoma on May 20th 2013, we want to remind you about the urgent need for disaster preparedness, especially as we age and also possibly become caregivers.
    June 13, 2013 - ThirdAge
  • Emergency preparedness kit for your home
    Emergency preparedness kits are designed to be the basis for some of the supplies that may be needed to have available when an emergency or disaster happens.
    June 12, 2013 - Toledo News Now
  • Hurricane Preparedness Conference at Oveal Williams Senior Center
    Now is the time to think about hurricane preparedness and putting some plans in place. That's especially true for elderly and disabled residents.
    June 12, 2013 - KIII Corpus Christi

  • Margaret Chan in AFP
    All countries should immediately now activate their pandemic preparedness plans,WHO chief Margaret Chan said as she raised the alert to five on a scale of six following WHO health expert talks in Geneva.
  • John McCain in FOXNews
    McCain said: "I do not support a national catastrophic insurance policy. That insurance policy is there, and it's called FEMA, and it's called disaster preparedness and it's called addressing disasters."
  • Barack Obama in Newsweek
    In a statement issued by the White House, Obama said he plans to nominate Fugate who will help the administration "improve our preparedness, response and recovery efforts."

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