MHE503 Session Long Project
Module 4 – SLP
DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY
Incident Command System
You have just been informed that a disaster as described in your scenarios has occurred in your hometown (SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA). You have been given the responsibility to oversee the implementation of the Incident Command System for this specific disaster. Address the following:
Briefly describe the key features of an incident command system and provide specific examples of how it would be implemented in your scenario. Be specific.
What other federal or state agencies would be involved in your scenario? Mention the coordination among these agencies. Be specific.
SLP ASSIGNMENT EXPECTATIONS
Length: This Case Assignment should be 4–6 pages, not counting the title page and references.
References: At least two references should be included from academic sources (e.g., peer-reviewed journal articles). Required readings are included. Quoted material should not exceed 10% of the total paper (since the focus of these assignments is critical thinking). Use your own words and build on the ideas of others. When the material is copied verbatim from external sources, it MUST be enclosed in quotes. The references should be cited within the text and listed at the end of the assignment in the References section (preferably in APA format).
Organization: Subheadings should be used to organize your paper according to the question.
Grammar and Spelling: While no points are deducted for minor errors, assignments are expected to adhere to standard guidelines of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence syntax. Points may be deducted if grammar and spelling impact clarity.
Module 4 – Background
DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY
Bharosa, N., Lee, J., & Janssen, M. (2010). Challenges and obstacles in sharing and coordinating information during multi-agency disaster response: Propositions from field exercises. Information Systems Frontiers, 12(1), 49–65. Available in the Trident Online Library.
Elledge, B. L., Boatright, D. T., Woodson, P., Clinkenbeard, R. E., & Brand, M. W. (2007). Learning from Katrina: Environmental health observations from the SWCPHP Response Team in Houston. Journal of Environmental Health, 70(2), 22–26. Available in the Trident Online Library.
Federal family responds to Hurricane Irma. (2017). FEMA. Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2017/09/11/federal-family-responds-hurricane-irma
Kapucu, N, Arslan, T., & Demiroz, F. (2010). Collaborative emergency management and national emergency management network. Disaster Prevention and Management, 19(4), 452–468. Available in the Trident Online Library.
Lohrmann, D. (2017). On emergency preparedness: What have we learned after Harvey and Irma? Government Technology. Retrieved from http://www.govtech.com/blogs/lohrmann-on-cybersecurity/on-emergency-preparedness-what-have-we-learned-after-harvey-and-irma.html
National Incident Management System. (2017), 3rd. Ed., FEMA. Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1508151197225-ced8c60378c3936adb92c1a3ee6f6564/FINAL_NIMS_2017.pdf . Read pp. 24-33.
National Response Framework, Fourth Edition. (2019, October 28). Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1572366339630-0e9278a0ede9ee129025182b4d0f818e/National_Response_Framework_4th_20191028.pdf
Wise, C. (2006). Organizing for homeland security after Katrina: Is adaptive management what’s missing? Public Administration Review, 66(3). Available in the Trident Online Library.
Read the section: “An Adaptive Management Model for Homeland Security.”
Disaster Response and Recovery. DHS. https://www.dhs.gov/disaster-response-and-recovery
Incident Command System Resources. FEMA. https://www.fema.gov/incident-command-system-resources
Requirements: Instructions provided above.
For the beginning it says hometown, it would be California and the location I have been doing the research is in China.
(You have just been informed that a disaster as described in your scenarios has occurred in your hometown (SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA).)
I also have the last 3 modules so I will provide it to you on an attachment for you.
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