MHE511 Discussion Assignment
A substantive comment should be approximately 350 words or more.
Cite (2 or MORE) sources within your comment to support your statements.
Include at least a couple of references, properly formatted, not just a link.
Discussion: Mitigation and a Perceived Lower Risk
*Seyedin, H., Samadipour, E., and Salman, I., conducted a systematic review study on public perception of risks in disasters. The authors investigated factors affecting the strategies of disaster risk perception improvement.
After reviewing the results of the study:
Comment on the results. Which particular factor stood out for you, and why?
Comment on the conclusion. Tie this into a specific disaster affecting scores of people – local, state, or nationwide (e.g., COVID-19).
Remember to support your statements with appropriate quotations and citations.
* Seyedin, H., Samadipour, E., and Salman, I. (2019, March 14). Intervention strategies for improvement of disasters risk perception: Family-centered approach. Journal of Education and Health Promotion 8(63). Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6442268/
Module 3 – Background
INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM; PRINCIPLES AND FEATURES PART I; MITIGATION AND RISK REDUCTION
Flood response plan: City of Fort Worth, TX (2019). Retrieved from https://www.fortworthtexas.gov/files/assets/public/tpw/documents/b9eeb289-8dfd-423f-9623-aa216e7155fc.pdf
Introduction to incident command system, ICS-100.b, FEMA Interactive Web-based Course (2010). Retrieved from http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS100b.asp (Do not take the course; just review the material).
Seyedin, H., Samadipour, E., & Salman, I. (2019, March 14). Intervention strategies for improvement of disasters risk perception: Family-centered approach. Journal of Education and Health Promotion 8(63). Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6442268/
Promoting mitigation in Louisiana—Performance analysis of mitigation projects—A case study, FEMA. www.fema.gov/pdf/casestudys/performance.pdf
Standardized Emergency Management System. http://www.caloes.ca.gov/cal-oes-divisions/planning-preparedness/standardized-emergency-management-system
Requirements: Requirements are provided above.
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