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  1. During this period, a significant piece of emergency management legislation was passed by Congress.  The Flood Control Act of 1934 gave the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increased authority to design and build flood control projects. 
  2. Emergency management is an essential role of government.  The Constitution tasks the States with responsibility for public health and safety – hence they are responsible for public risks.  The Federal government assumes a secondary role.
  3. The purpose of this chapter is to introduce the reader to current and historical crisis, disaster and risk management concepts, to define the four phases of emergency management, and to highlight issues concerning communications, business continuity planning and international disaster programs
  4. A computer is an electronic machine, capable of performing basic operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, etc. The computer is also capable of storing information, which can be used later.
  5. Introduction to C-Programming

    C is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.
  6. “Accounting is as old as money itself”. Since in early ages commercial activities were based on barter system, record keeping was not a necessity.