civil preparedness

Research your local community and state emergency preparedness plans, and prepare an assessment paper that addresses the following questions in 2-3 pages:

What are your community’s current goals? Explain.

What are your community’s current capabilities? Explain.

Consider the following:

Equipment

Manpower

Training

Funding

Land area

Geographic challenges

What strategies should be implemented at the local level to enhance civil preparedness? Explain.

Who will grant authority to the various agencies and departments responsible for providing emergency facilities and mitigation of an all-hazards event such as a major fire, earthquake, or terrorist attack? Explain.

What public information policies exist (or should exist)?

Consider communication to news media outlets to assure accurate public information and to minimize rumors.

Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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