The requirement for this response is a minimum of 300 words, but no more than 450 words
- It is often said that â€œall emergency response is localâ€, implying that emergency responders will often be overwhelmed at the onset of a major disaster. It is incumbent upon citizens and private sector to become better prepared to ensure their survival until first responder arrival. Compare and contrast a citizen and corporate protective initiative. Do you believe they are effective? Cite real-world examples of their success or failures.
Please answer the following questions within the minimum requirement of 300 words, but no more than 450 words.
- When it comes to CIKR protection, public and private security concerns often differ. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? What are the differences? Please support your opinion with real-world examples.
- Your response for question 1 should be 3-5 pages in length (double spaced). Your paper must include a â€œreference pageâ€ not included in the 3-5 page minimum.
Using your CIKR paper from week 3, continue the risk analysis of your CIKR being impacted by a natural disaster, terrorism or technological event. Answer the following questions for each type of event: (1) what can happen? (2) how likely is it? (3) what are the consequences? When completed with the analysis, report findings and steps you would take make your CIKR more risk adverse. Use Qualitative Analysis to help create a matrix.
Your response to question two should be 2-pages in length (double spaced). Be sure to include the perceived impact of the event on the Homeland Security landscape, your opinion of the event, and defense of your opinion. Your paper must include a â€œreference pageâ€ not included in the 2-page minimum.
Current Events: Current Event assignments are designed to give you an opportunity to critically examine contemporary Homeland Security issues related to Emergency Response, Disaster Mitigation, Prevention, and Preparedness. You are challenged to find news articles, press releases, industry announcements, etc. that impact some aspect of Homeland Security. National and international events may be used, but MUST be related to Emergency Response, Disaster Mitigation, Prevention, and Preparedness.