Vulnerability is often recognized as an individual’s, group’s or community’s powerlessness, dependence, and reduced capacity to act in their own best interests. As such, emergency managers assess the vulnerability of community groups with special needs to specific events and draft plans to reduce or eliminate their vulnerability (Madigan, 2017, pp. 138-139).
Discuss how an emergency manager might address the vulnerability of low-income residents living in a flood prone area that has experienced significant property losses due to flooding over the past 25 years.
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