This is a basic discussion post pertaining to Emergency Management Preparedness. The following basic instructions are below as well as an attached file with readings from textbook/module notes to help aid in the writing of this assignment.
How prepared do you think your community is for a disaster? This discussion focuses on preparedness, and connects the concepts of what it means to be prepared. You will practice this directly in the discussion and critique preparedness of your peers.
What are some factors that you would consider in answering this question?
Would you say your town or city is more or less prepared than surrounding communities? Provide evidence for your analysis.
If possible, identify a hazard in your community and devise a risk communication strategy for the public. What should the community know about the hazard, what should they do to prepare themselves, and how would you disseminate this information?