Learn about the roles of state and tribal authorities in emergency preparedness, response and recovery.
Understand emergency management responsibilities in each phase of the emergency management cycle.
Describe the value of developing partnerships with community organizations and businesses.
This assignment should take about 3 hours to complete.
The purpose of this assignment is to learn about community resiliency in the recovery process after a major disaster.
The Community and Regional Resilience Institute promotes community resilience through its planning system, tools and resources, and its publications. Please read Success stories: Strong partnerships for stronger community resilience and respond to the following questions.
Write short answers (100 to 200 words) to the following questions and use the correct APA Style in-text citation format to reference sources.
2a. What are some of the key roles played by non-profit and faith based organizations in successful recovery? Provide examples based on the success stories.
2b. How should community partners be engaged in planning for recovery? Provide examples illustrating the value of partnerships.
2c. Identify and briefly discuss five factors that contribute to community resilience.
Community and Regional Resilience Institute (2013). Success stories: Strong partnerships for stronger community resilience. Retrieved from http://www.resilientus.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Strong-Partnerships-for-Stronger-Community-Resilience.pdf
This assignment addresses Learning Outcome 4. Students will be able to analyze disaster-related issues and problems and demonstrate knowledge of resources, response and recovery capabilities, and mitigation measures appropriate for addressing disasters.