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The first steps in determining what kind of exercise that should be conducted in your facility or community are to systematically study an updated Hazard Vulnerability Assessment (HVA) or conduct a needs assessment, then write SMART objectives. List SMART objectives that you think should be included in designing a response to a natural hazard such as a tornado, which has created a collapse requiring people to be rescued.


You must read and fully understand the articles below to answer the question:

1- Unit 4, unit 5, and The Inventory Resource - IS 139 Central City Planning Materials and Resources. (All included the uploaded IS 139 file below)

2- Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (this also is uploaded below)

Important notes:

1- it should be about at least 300 words

2- Must use APA format for citation.


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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE Independent Study IS139 March, 2003 EXERCISE DESIGN FEMA TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Course Overview.................................................................................................................1 Unit 1: Introduction to Exercise Design Introduction ..................................................................................................................1.1 Unit 1 Objectives ..........................................................................................................1.1 Why Exercise? .............................................................................................................1.1 Regulatory Requirements.............................................................................................1.6 Functions......................................................................................................................1.7 Activity: Needs Assessment ........................................................................................1.9 Summary and Transition ............................................................................................1.14 For More Information..................................................................................................1.14 Knowledge Check ......................................................................................................1.15 Unit 2: Comprehensive Exercise Program Introduction ..................................................................................................................2.1 Unit 2 Objectives ..........................................................................................................2.1 Progressive Exercising .................................................................................................2.1 Who Participates? ........................................................................................................2.3 What Activities Are Included?.......................................................................................2.5 Comparing the Five Activities .....................................................................................2.17 Building an Exercise Program ....................................................................................2.20 Activity: Develop a Comprehensive Exercise Program Plan ......................................2.27 Summary and Transition ............................................................................................2.31 For More Information..................................................................................................2.31 Knowledge Check ......................................................................................................2.32 Unit 3: The Exercise Process Introduction ..................................................................................................................3.1 Unit 3 Objectives ..........................................................................................................3.1 The Big Picture.............................................................................................................3.2 Accomplishment 1: Establishing the Base ...................................................................3.5 Accomplishment 2: Exercise Development..................................................................3.6 Accomplishment 3: Exercise Conduct .........................................................................3.8 Accomplishment 4: Exercise Evaluation and Critique ..................................................3.9 Accomplishment 5: Exercise Followup ......................................................................3.10 Reviewing the Current Plan ........................................................................................3.11 Assessing Capability to Conduct an Exercise.............................................................3.12 Addressing Costs and Liabilities.................................................................................3.13 Activity: Getting Ready for Exercise Design ..............................................................3.14 Gaining Support .........................................................................................................3.18 Assembling a Design Team........................................................................................3.21 Activity: Identify Design Team Members....................................................................3.29 Exercise Documents...................................................................................................3.30 Summary and Transition ............................................................................................3.33 For More Information..................................................................................................3.33 Knowledge Check ......................................................................................................3.34 Exercise Design Page i TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Unit 4: Exercise Design Steps Introduction ..................................................................................................................4.1 Unit 4 Objective ............................................................................................................4.1 Step 1: Assess Needs .................................................................................................4.2 Step 2: Define the Scope.............................................................................................4.4 Step 3: Write a Statement of Purpose .........................................................................4.7 Activity: Define Exercise Scope and Purpose ............................................................4.10 Step 4: Define Objectives ..........................................................................................4.14 Activity: Analyze an Objective....................................................................................4.17 Activity: Good or Poor Objectives ..............................................................................4.21 Activity: Develop Objectives ......................................................................................4.24 Step 5: Compose a Narrative ....................................................................................4.25 Activity: Outline a Narrative .......................................................................................4.29 Step 6: Write Major and Detailed Events...................................................................4.30 Step 7: List Expected Actions ....................................................................................4.33 Activity: Write Major and Detailed Events ..................................................................4.36 Step 8: Prepare Messages ........................................................................................4.38 Activity: Compose a Message ...................................................................................4.44 Pulling It Together: The Master Scenario of Events List ............................................4.45 Alternatives to Self-Developed Exercises ...................................................................4.46 Summary and Transition ............................................................................................4.47 For More Information..................................................................................................4.47 Knowledge Check ......................................................................................................4.48 Unit 5: The Tabletop Exercise Introduction ..................................................................................................................5.1 Unit 5 Objectives ..........................................................................................................5.1 Characteristics of the Tabletop Exercise ......................................................................5.1 How a Tabletop Works .................................................................................................5.3 Facilitating a Tabletop Exercise....................................................................................5.4 Activity: Your Ideas for Facilitating a Tabletop.............................................................5.8 Designing a Tabletop Exercise .....................................................................................5.9 Activity: Develop Problem Statements.......................................................................5.13 Activity: Develop a Tabletop Exercise Message ........................................................5.17 Summary and Transition ............................................................................................5.20 For More Information..................................................................................................5.20 Knowledge Check ......................................................................................................5.21 Page ii Exercise Design Page Unit 6: The Functional Exercise Introduction ..................................................................................................................6.1 Unit 6 Objectives ..........................................................................................................6.1 What Is a Functional Exercise? ....................................................................................6.2 Activity: Compare Tabletop and Functional Exercises .................................................6.4 Participant Roles ..........................................................................................................6.6 How a Functional Exercise Works ..............................................................................6.11 Facilities and Materials ...............................................................................................6.18 Designing a Functional Exercise ................................................................................6.22 Activity: Identify Functional Exercise Responsibilities ................................................6.25 Summary and Transition ............................................................................................6.27 For More Information..................................................................................................6.27 Knowledge Check ......................................................................................................6.28 Unit 7: The Full-Scale Exercise Introduction ..................................................................................................................7.1 Unit 7 Objectives ..........................................................................................................7.1 What Is a Full-Scale Exercise?.....................................................................................7.2 Activity: Know Your Regulatory Requirements ............................................................7.3 Activity: Compare Functional and Full-Scale Exercises ...............................................7.6 Full-Scale Exercise Roles.............................................................................................7.8 How the Full-Scale Exercise Works..............................................................................7.9 Exercise Locations .....................................................................................................7.11 Designing the Full-Scale Exercise ..............................................................................7.12 Special Considerations...............................................................................................7.14 Activity: Plan Ahead for the Full-Scale Exercise ........................................................7.22 Summary and Transition ............................................................................................7.24 For More Information..................................................................................................7.24 Knowledge Check ......................................................................................................7.25 Exercise Design Page iii TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Unit 8: Exercise Evaluation Introduction ..................................................................................................................8.1 Unit 8 Objectives ..........................................................................................................8.1 Integrating Evaluation Throughout Development..........................................................8.2 Why Evaluate the Exercise?.........................................................................................8.3 The Evaluation Team ...................................................................................................8.4 Evaluation Methodology ...............................................................................................8.7 Evaluator Checklist.....................................................................................................8.12 Narrative Summary ....................................................................................................8.13 Key Event Response Form.........................................................................................8.15 Problem Log...............................................................................................................8.16 Postexercise Meetings ...............................................................................................8.17 Exercise Debriefing Log .............................................................................................8.19 Exercise Critique Form ...............................................................................................8.20 After Action Report .....................................................................................................8.22 Implementing Change ................................................................................................8.24 Activity: Plan the Evaluation ......................................................................................8.25 Summary and Transition ............................................................................................8.27 For More Information..................................................................................................8.27 Knowledge Check ......................................................................................................8.28 Unit 9: Exercise Enhancements Introduction ..................................................................................................................9.1 Unit 9 Objectives ..........................................................................................................9.1 Why Use Enhancements? ............................................................................................9.2 Communications Equipment.........................................................................................9.3 Visuals..........................................................................................................................9.4 People and Props.........................................................................................................9.7 Enhancement Resources .............................................................................................9.8 Enhancement Logistics ................................................................................................9.9 Activity: Enhance a Scenario .....................................................................................9.10 Activity: Plan Enhancements for Your Exercise .........................................................9.13 Summary and Transition ............................................................................................9.15 For More Information..................................................................................................9.15 Knowledge Check ......................................................................................................9.16 Page iv Exercise Design Page Unit 10: Designing a Functional Exercise Introduction ................................................................................................................10.1 Unit 10 Objective ........................................................................................................10.2 Select Your Exercise ..................................................................................................10.2 Step 1: Assess Needs ...............................................................................................10.3 Step 2: Define the Scope...........................................................................................10.8 Step 3: Write a Statement of Purpose .....................................................................10.11 Step 4: Define the Objectives ..................................................................................10.12 Step 5: Compose a Narrative ..................................................................................10.13 Step 6: Write Major and Detailed Events.................................................................10.16 Step 7: List Expected Actions ..................................................................................10.16 Step 8: Prepare Messages ......................................................................................10.18 Constructing the Master Scenario of Events List ......................................................10.23 Planning the Exercise Evaluation .............................................................................10.25 Planning the Exercise Enhancements ......................................................................10.27 Optional Activity: Exercise Design Documents ........................................................10.29 Summary and Transition ..........................................................................................10.30 Unit 11: Course Summary Introduction ................................................................................................................11.1 Reasons to Exercise...................................................................................................11.1 Comprehensive Exercise Programs ...........................................................................11.1 The Exercise Process.................................................................................................11.3 Exercise Design Steps ...............................................................................................11.4 The Tabletop Exercise................................................................................................11.5 The Functional Exercise .............................................................................................11.6 The Full-Scale Exercise..............................................................................................11.7 Exercise Evaluation ....................................................................................................11.9 Exercise Enhancements...........................................................................................11.10 Next Steps................................................................................................................11.11 Appendix A: Job Aids Appendix B: Acronym List Appendix C: Exercise Tool Box Exercise Design Page v Course Overview COURSE OVERVIEW About This Course Emergencies happen. Emergencies can be limited in scope or they can reach disaster proportions, sweeping ...
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SMART goals to designing a response to a natural hazard include the following:


Reviewing all the current plans. It will involve ensuring that these plans are in line with
the expectations.



Carrying out evaluation and critique of the proposed plans. It will include assessing the
reliability and the legitimacy of various programs.



Assessing capability to conduct an exercise (Mileti, 1999).The process is done to ensure
that proper systems are in place to do programs.



Addressing all costs and liabilities involved. It is necessary t...

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