HLSC 500 Analysis and Critique of Major Event Paper
The student will choose a major event (disaster, incident, catastrophe, or preplanned event) involving homeland security (emergency management focus allowed). The student will advise the instructor through email of the event topic for approval. The student will provide an in-depth analysis of the event starting with an overview of the event. The student will analyze the use of all phases of emergency management (mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, and the subcomponents found in each phase) as much as is applicable to each based on the event. The analysis will be written in standard current APA formatting using headings and references. A minimum of 5 references are required. The analysis/critique must be at least 5 full pages of content. The student will conclude the analysis with recommendations for improvements in any areas found to be lacking.