quote by Petra Nemcova

We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn't have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.

— Petra Nemcova

Useful Disaster Preparedness quotations

Disaster preparedness quote Optimist is someone who figures that taking a step backward after a step forward
Optimist is someone who figures that taking a step backward after a step forward is not a disaster, it's more like a cha-cha.

Knowledge is the key to survival, the real beauty of that is that it doesn't weigh anything.

Preparation through education is less costly than learning through tragedy.

Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster.

While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term.


Preparedness, when properly pursued, is a way of life, not a sudden, spectacular program.

FEMA has lost its focus, and Floridians know first-hand of the agency's shortcomings, .. Natural disaster preparedness and response programs have become trapped in a homeland security bureaucracy.

Disaster preparedness, whether it's in anticipation of potential weather-related incidents or terrorist incidents requires a skill set that in my mind someone has to be trained for,.

there's no harm in hoping for the best as long as you're prepared for the worst.

Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.


Circumstances can force your hand. So think ahead!

Preparedness, when properly pursued, is a way of life, not a sudden, spectacular program. We could refer to all the components of personal and family preparedness, not in relation to holocaust or disaster, but in cultivating a life-style that is on a day-to-day basis its own reward.