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Emergency Management Response Analysis, Part A
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CJA/375
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Emergency Management Response Analysis, Part A
Instructions: Using selected articles in the University Library, research, and review various government
and academic reports detailing the emergency management response to either Hurricane Katrina or the
Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Complete the following table to identify and describe key elements of the
response. Be sure to include in-text citations as appropriate and remember to identify the reference
information at the bottom of the worksheet.
Summary
Describe the nature &
background of the
emergency response to
either Hurricane Katrina
or the Deepwater
Horizon oil spill.
(What happened, when,
and where?)
In response to Hurricane Katrina, disaster recovery included federal
government agencies such as the Federal Emergency Management
Agency, the U.S Coast Guard, charities, National Guard Soldiers, and
private individuals. There were tens of thousands of troops and volunteers
deployed to counter this disaster, mainly in the affected regions and
throughout the 19 States. The Federal is the most involved in such events
coming even before the storm with logistical supplies (Missouri University
of Science and Technology, 2015).
Describe the initial
response within the first
24 hours after the
incident.
(What were the actions
of police/fire or other
first responders?)
The First Response was from Federal Emergency Management Agency.
They started evacuating those near the incident, and teams were
scattered all over the incident area. One team from FEMA began the
rescue mission, whereby they searched for lives in the destroyed
buildings, moving trees and other fallen objects like cars, lorries which
were hiding them. Also, there were medical facilities carried by FEMA's
trucks, which was used to treat the injured (Missouri University of Science
and Technology, 2015).
Identify 3-5 key terms
related to emergency
management that stood
out during your
research.
Contingency planning- refers to the process of management, which
analyses disaster risks and comes out with advance arrangements to help
respond effectively and on time.
Critical Infrastructure-Physical structures, networks, facilities or other
assets which offer essential economic or social services to the community
Mitigation-minimizing or making less the adverse impact of hazardous
events.

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Emergency Management Response Analysis, Part A Worksheet CJA/375 University of Phoenix Material Emergency Management Response Analysis, Part A Instructions: Using selected articles in the University Library, research, and review various government and academic reports detailing the emergency management response to either Hurricane Katrina or the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Complete the following table to identify and describe key elements of the response. Be sure to include in-text citations as appropriate and remember to identify the reference information at the bottom of the worksheet. Sum ...
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