Unit VIII Essay
The purpose of this assignment is for you to think critically about using emergency management techniques toward the
response and recovery of future and/or unknown disasters.
Select a major disaster, or type of disaster that was discussed in this unit, that has the potential to occur in the next 10
years. Write a two-page essay to include each of the following:
Explain what could potentially occur.
Discuss how we can systematically plan for this event.
Identify and examine what sort of improvisation may need to occur in responding to this potential threat in the
future (please examine ways you may need to remain flexible for possible unplanned for outcomes due to this
Please be sure to include support from the literature when completing this assignment, and use proper APA style (title
page and reference are required, but are not included in the required page count).
Information about accessing the Blackboard Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.