Local Disaster Response Planning

select a community within the United States from your risk profile assignment. Using the community that you have selected, pick 1 of the hazards that was identified in the community’s risk profile, (see attatched paper) and write a hazard-specific emergency response plan that includes the following components.

Assignment Guidelines address the following in 4-5 pages:

    • Who will comprise your planning committee? Explain.
      • Identify public and private sector partner agencies and elected officials (if any) that should serve on the planning committee.
    • What are the component parts of the plan (be specific and detailed)? Explain.
    • What participating agencies may be more or less involved in which parts of the plan development? Explain.
    • Are there subject matter experts (SMEs) or other entities that should be involved in any one specific area of the plan development? Explain.
    • Based upon the emergency management concept of incident management that includes the phases of preparedness/mitigation, response, and recovery, identify the actions that will need to be taken in each phase as they relate to the hazard you have selected.
      • Identify the major challenges that the community and responders will encounter when responding to the hazard.
      • What solutions exist (e.g., mutual aid, contract services) to overcome those challenges? Explain in detail.
      • What should be the short- and long-term recovery goals of the community following this event’s occurrence?
  • Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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