State and Local Emergency Management Functions

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  • Research your local community and state emergency preparedness plan(s) and then complete an assessment paper.
  • Address the following in 1,000–1,250 words:
    • Emergency Preparedness Plan Assessment
      • Title
      • Synopsis
      • Executive summary
      • Introduction
      • Details
      • Summary
      • Conclusion
      • Recommendations
    • Next, create a scenario of a potential emergency situation for your locality. You may select from the following:
      • Major fire
      • Infrastructure failure
      • Flooding
      • Disease epidemic
      • Terrorist attack (Casualties > 200)
      • Terrorist attack (Casualties < 20)
      • Earthquake
      • Hurricane
      • Freezing rain
    • Next create a written plan following the prescribed emergency management rubric above. You must address the above plan sections for your fictional scenario.
  • Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.
  • 1000-1250 words

Tutor Answer

School: UT Austin



Emergency Preparedness Plan
Student’s Name


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Emergency Preparedness Plan Synopsis

The purpose behind an emergency preparedness plan is to give direction and guidance to
the community in case of a crisis or emergency situation with a specific end goal to respond
efficiently to any crisis that could cause injury, environmental or physical damage, disruption of
operations, or even death. Any member of the community who has been trained in administering
emergency treatment or perform CPR can be lifesaving (Schwab, Sandler & Brower, 2016).

Executive Summary

An emergency can happen at any given moment, all of a sudden and without any warning.
Community emergency preparation plans are intended to provide the general population a
management tool to facilitate an efficient, timely, coordinated, and proper emergency response to
noteworthy occasions that affect the community and its populace (Levac, Toal-Sullivan &
OSullivan, 2012). A significant portion of them depends on successfully coordinating the public
emergency response with those of other emergency and government response agencies. The
management of such crises comprises of four continuous stages:

1. Mitigation

This stage incorporates exercises intended to decrease or take out potential dangers to
property or individuals or to diminish the real or potential impacts or outcomes of an incident.
Mitigation measures are regularly informed by lessons learned from earlier occurrences
(Schwab, Sandler & Brower, 2016). This step includes continuous actions which decrease the
exposure to, the likelihood of, or potential ...

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