Directions: Find an example of a disaster that changed the emergency management profession in some way, either in the United States or elsewhere in the world. Then, answer the following questions. Be sure to cite any sources you use. Please visit the Academic Resource Center for concise guidelines on APA format.
- 1.What is the name, date, and location of the disaster?
- 2.What are the changes or developments that occurred in the field of emergency management as a result of this event?
- 3.Explain how this disaster and the events that surrounded it led to the emergency management change described in question 2.
- 4.Do you believe that policy making that is driven by disaster events is an effective way to shape the practice of emergency management? Why or why not?
Directions: Based on your review of the presentation “A Short History of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Law,” (see link at the end of the Lecture Notes) write a summary report. Please ensure that your report is at least 1.5 pages in length, using 12-point font and double spacing. Be sure to cite any sources you use. Please visit the Academic Resource Center for concise guidelines on APA format.