Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Assignment Description:
You are the emergency manager in a city of 200,000 people in the southeastern United States. Your city manager has directed that you create an article of 500-750 words for the city’s Web site clearly explaining national and state homeland security and emergency management strategies and Presidential Decision Directives. You have been directed to focus on the following documents; however, your project is not limited to these documents:
•The National Response Framework ◦http://www.fema.gov/pdf/emergency/nrf/nrf-core.pdf

•Quadrennial Homeland Security Review ◦http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/qhsr_report.pdf

•National Strategy for Combating Terrorism ◦http://www.globalsecurity.org/security/library/policy/national/nsct_sep2006.pdf

•National Infrastructure Protection Plan ◦http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/NIPP_Plan.pdf

•Summarize in detail the following 3 Homeland Security Presidential Directives: ◦HSPD-3
◦HSPD-5
◦HSPD-8

•What are the differences between the NSHS drafted in 2002 and the NSHS drafted in 2007? Compare and contrast the two.
•What are the major provisions within the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR)? ◦Why was this framework developed, and how should it be used? Explain.

•Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

 

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