Spremnost sistema zaštite i spasavanja u odgovoru na rizike vanrednih situacija
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Present-day measures for saving, above all, lives and then property in emergencies are usually implemented in several stages. These are: preparedness (readiness), response, recovery and mitigation. Preparedness represents a permanent process through which it is possible to achieve a state of readiness i.e. preparedness for responding to an environmental disaster, a crisis or another emergency. Preparedness is highly complex and multilayered. It includes everyone within the emergency management system and depends on the preparedness of all the subjects within the system of protection and rescue.