Re: Military response times
- From: Oz <Oz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2005 09:18:22 +0100
Charles Francis <charles@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes
>In message <pN0VrGCCK+GDFwic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Oz
>>Charles Francis <charles@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes
>>>I gather that within 24 hours of getting the order the RAF had located
>>>half a million ration packs and started shipping.
>>Like they had no warning this might happen?
>Preparing for emergencies means that is not relevant. Are you suggesting
>that prior to the order the RAF had suddenly undertaken a hugely
>expensive operation of rapidly stockpiling ration packs without having
>been given authority or budget to do so?
Nope, but I'll bet they spent quite a bit of lime locating supplies and
sorting out how they would move them if they had to.
After all even this group has managed that.
>>Not what was being said.
>>What was being said was that it was not as easy as some here imagined.
>I never claimed it was easy. Just that the most serious delays were not
>caused by logistics.
Personally I don't know if logistics were the most serious delay,
I doubt you do either.
>>Which is why the order to evacuate was given before the storm hit.
>So there was even longer for the shrub to notice something was going on.
It has been said that he went on TV to encourage people to evacuate.
I forget if it was here, newspapers or on
Which I have been reading on and off (but most days) for about the last
year. I note that the deaths due to typhoons have not been mentioned
here, but that would not include berating america so wouldn't interest
This post is worth absolutely nothing and is probably fallacious.
Use oz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [ozacoohdb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx functions].
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