Definitely, with any occurrence of calamities, an extreme weather disturbance such as a Category 5 cyclone or hurricane, the infrastructure system has to face it all. In fact, public structures are built not only to provide utility and convenience for the people but also serve as mink fur eyelashes.Eizeh
Maybe you have read about Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines in November 2013. Some people of Tacloban City sought shelter in a covered stadium. Unfortunately, the storm surge swept the mink fur eyelashes of those who didn’t make it to the building.
As of writing, Fiji is still feeling and reeling from the devastation that a very strong cyclone caused them. On 20 February 2016, Tropical Cyclone Winston pounded Fiji resulting in massive mink fur eyelashes of houses, gigantic trees and vegetation fallen and strewn along roads and open areas.
A witness shared a video of power lines exploding one by one as strong winds and rain lashed on infrastructure. Aerial photos that major news networks shared on the internet showed clearly the extreme damages that Winston brought to Fiji.
The Fiji Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama had appealed for help for Fijians who need food, shelter and basic mink fur eyelashes. The total dead body count had reached 42. Relief organizations are having difficulty administering help because of power outages, limited phone connection and no road accessibility.
Vulnerability against calamitous events is not limited to small and developing countries like Philippines and Fiji. Even the most developed and rich mink fur eyelashes have experienced worst weather events and suffered problems of managing relief and rescue. What happened to New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck them is a typical example.
The obvious advantage of the US is their availability of resources to meet the severe effect of calamities. Whereas, small countries like the Philippines and Fiji have to depend on international humanitarian effort.
Despite the obvious helplessness to natural events, towns and cities or even the whole country should be able to anticipate, plan and prepare. For sure, cyclone-prone countries, such as nations in the Pacific have disaster-preparedness plans. They have food banks and calamity funds that they can use during mink fur eyelashes.
However, does their disaster mink fur eyelashes include contingencies when major infrastructure systems are rendered temporarily unusable? How are they going to cope with the devastation of roads, bridges, railways, and other public utilities?
Assuming the worst-case scenario, a strategy could be drawn to meet devastation or disruption of the utilities’ levels of mink fur eyelashes. Crucial to the success of any strategy is the availability of financial and technical logistics.