Individual Project – Natural vs. Man-made Events

Type: Individual Project

Unit:  Natural vs. Man-made Events

Assignment Details

Assignment Description

In this assignment, you will use the course materials, textbook, and Web resources to research historical efforts regarding both natural and man-made disasters. Evaluate the efforts in terms of effective response, preparation (or lack thereof), mitigation, and total recovery.

Assignment Guidelines

· Using the research obtained in the first portion of this assignment, select 1 natural hazard and 1 man-made hazard from your Phase 1 Individual Project.

· With regard to the selected hazards, recommend a policy for approval by your city manager (600–800 words).

· The policy should thoroughly address the following categories of efforts associated with the hazards:

· Mitigation

· Preparedness

· Response

· Recovery

· Your policy proposal should address any significant overlaps in the efforts associated with each type of hazard chosen.

· Be sure that all sources are referenced using APA style.

Please submit your assignment.

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

Reading Assignment

Unit 2 Reading: Natural vs. Man-made Events

Assignment Objectives

· Evaluate the history of US responses to natural disasters and man-made attacks.

· Discuss the differences in planning, preparedness, response and recovery between natural and man-made events.

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