Why is planning so important?

It is everyone's responsibility to be prepared for emergencies. Initially, emergency services will be consumed with responding to the disaster. It is up to each of us to prepare. Planning in advance will help you, your family and friends manage an emergency in a calm and effective way, which will help keep you safe.

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1. In an emergency, is evacuation always the answer?
2. What is emergency preparedness?
3. What should people do to prepare for an emergency?
4. What's the difference between emergency preparedness and emergency response?
5. Who is involved in making emergency preparedness decisions for Upton?
6. Why is planning so important?