Government Grants Within the United States Disaster Prevention and Relief Sector

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According to the Disaster Survival Resources website, there has been about 640 disastrous events (floods, tsunamis, typhoons, earthquakes, cyclones, etc.) that have occurred in the United States since 1980 to 2010. Cumulatively, these catastrophic instances have killed 12, 366 people.

For this reason, the matter of disaster prevention and relief consolidation is very much essential to any government, most especially the United States Government.

In order to properly address disaster prevention and relief consolidation concerns, the United States government has established a slew of agencies that are primarily responsible for attending to those issues.

First up, is the United States Department of Homeland Security, more commonly referred to as the DHS. The DHS was generally established to protect the United States of America from to terrorist attacks, man-made accidents, and natural disasters.

The DHS works in the civilian sphere and employs around 240,000 employees, with job responsibilities that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector. The primary mission of the agency is pretty straight-forward, which is to secure the nation from all the many threats that faces it.   (continued...)

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