IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WORD LIMIT REQUIREMENTS:
Please note that each and every assignment has its own word limit.
This discussion should be between 150 and 200 words. (The List of References should not be included in the word count.)
Discussion 2: Evaluating Emergency Management Plans
There are several approaches to evaluating the effectiveness of emergency management plans. The Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) is the most recognized organization and is aligned with the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) 1,600 standards. FEMA, as well as many other federal and state agencies, require an accounting of state and local emergency preparedness.
For this Discussion, consider approaches for evaluating emergency management plans. Then select one approach that you think is most effective.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post by Day 4 a description of two approaches for evaluating the effectiveness of an emergency management plan. Then explain which approach is most effective and why. Justify your response with references to the Learning Resources and current literature.
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.
Discussion should be 150 to 200 words with at least three references…. MULTIPLE USE OF INTEXT CITATION AND PAGE NUMBER…..PLEASE USE SPLIT IN CITATIONS…PLEASE LOOK UP THE PROPER APA USE OF SPLIT CIATION
It is important that you cover all the topics identified in the assignment. Covering the topic does not mean mentioning the topic BUT presenting an explanation from the context of ethics and the readings for this class
To get maximum points you need to follow the requirements listed for this assignments 1) look at the page limits 2) review and follow APA rules 3) create subheadings to identify the key sections you are presenting and 4) Free from typographical and sentence construction errors.
REMEMBER IN APA FORMAT JOURNAL TITLES AND VOLUME NUMBERS ARE ITALICIZED.
- Haddow, G. D., Bullock, J. A., & Coppola, D. P. (2014). Introduction to emergency management (5th ed.). Waltham, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.
- Chapter 4, “The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness”
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (2008) National incident management system. Washington, DC: Author.
National Incident Management System. P-501. Catalog Number 08336-1. 2008. FEMA.
- Read pp. 9–22
- FEMA. (2008). FEMA strategic plan: Fiscal years 2008–2013:The nation’s preeminent emergency management and preparedness agency (FEMAP–422). Washington, DC: Author.
FEMA Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2008 – 2013. 2008. FEMA P-422. Catalog Number 08015-1. FEMA.
- FEMA. (n.d.). NIMS resource center. Retrieved March 16, 2012, from http://www.fema.gov/national-incident-management-s…