unit 1 8 jounral

unit 1

Hurricane Katrina is still discussed regularly although it occurred in 2005. What is the most important lesson that you learned from studying Hurricane Katrina?

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary

unit 2

Fires can be terrifying events. Has there ever been a fire in your community? If so, what was the experience like for you? What impact did this fire have on your community? If not, think of a fire you observed through the media or news. What do you think it would be like to be a member of that community?

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

unit 3

Have you ever prepared for a possible hurricane? If so, reflect on this experience. What efforts did you take, and did you feel you did enough to prepare? If not, reflect on the efforts you would take if ever in that situation. How would you prepare for a hurricane?

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

unit 4

Flooding costs the United States billions of dollars per year in recovery efforts after storms. What is your flood risk in your home? Is this something that you worry about? Have you ever experienced a flood? If so, what were the circumstances? If not, share what you think it would be like to deal with a flood in your home.

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

unit 5

We can see there are areas of concern with both land- and water-based tornados making an impact on daily activities. If you were an emergency manager in an area with a combination of land and water nearby, what precautions would you find most important? Why?

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

unit 6

Heat-related emergencies lasting an extended time can cause extreme issues for special-needs populations as well as test emergency services.

How would you prepare for a heat-related emergency? What do you think would be the most important step in your preparations? Why?

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

unit 7

The Ebola virus, and other infectious diseases like it, scare many in the healthcare industry. Some feel called to visit those infected areas to help with the efforts, educate the citizens, and care for the sick. If a loved one were considering taking part in these efforts, what thoughts would run through your mind? Would you be supportive, or would you try to talk him or her out of it? Would you also want to help? Explain your thinking.

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

unit 8

Based on the case studies that we have examined in this course, what are the vulnerabilities that your community faces today, and share the best practices that you could utilize in your community from the case studies we have examined.

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.