Background Disaster Response and Recovery Research Paper Module 4 – Background Disaster Response and Recovery Required Reading Bharosa, N., Lee, J., & Janssen, M. (2010). Challenges and obstacles in sharing and coordinating information during multi-agency disaster response: Propositions from field exercises. Information Systems Frontiers, 12(1), 49–65. (doi:10.1007/s10796-009-9174-z) Retrieved from ProQuest. Born, C., Briggs, S., Ciraulo, D., Frykberg, E., Hammond, J., Hirshberg, A., and O’Neill, P. (2007). Disasters and mass casualties: I. General principles of response and management. The Journal of The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 15(7), 388–396. Retrieved from https://biomed.brown.edu/orthopaedics/documents/Christopher%20T.%20Born%20article.pdf Elledge, B. L., Boatright, D. T., Woodson, P., Clinkenbeard, R. E., and Brand, M. W. (2007). Learning from Katrina: Environmental health observations from the SWCPHP Response Team in Houston. Journal of Environmental Health, 70(2), 22–26. Retrieved from ProQuest. (Document ID: 1337203971). Kapucu, N, Arslan, T., & Demiroz, F. (2010). Collaborative emergency management and national emergency management network. Disaster Prevention and Management,19(4), 452–468. Retrieved from ProQuest. Wise, C. (2006). Organizing for homeland security after Katrina: Is adaptive management what’s missing? Public Administration Review, 66(3). Retrieved from ProQuest. Zhong, Y., & Low, S. P. (2009). Managing crisis response communication in construction projects—from a complexity perspective. Disaster Prevention and Management, 18(3), 270–282. Retrieved from ProQuest. (Document ID: 1880570821). Optional Reading Lutz, L. D., & Lindell, M. K. (2008). Incident command system as a response model within emergency operation centers during Hurricane Rita. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 16(3), 122–134. Retrieved from EBSCO. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-5973.2008.00541.x ) Module 4 – Disaster Response and Recovery Case Assignment Writer write three pages, and I will attach case 1,2,3 for your review Response to Hurricane Disasters Following the devastation of recent hurricanes such as Hurricane Sandy (October 2012), a number of studies examined the issues relating to the response efforts by the government. Address the following: Compare the advantages and disadvantages of a Bureaucratic/Hierarchical model vs. a Network model for organizational change. Wise (2006)* proposed implementing an “adaptive management” approach for disasters. Create a hypothetical response scenario for a recent hurricane disaster in which an adaptive management approach is utilized. Elaborate on the steps that would be taken in your hypothetical response scenario. What management approach would you recommend for a hurricane disaster (such as Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Irene)? Why? *Wise, C. (2006). Organizing for homeland security after Katrina: Is adaptive management what’s missing? Public Administration Review, 66(3) Assignment Expectations Assignments should be at least three pages double-spaced, not counting the cover or reference page. Paper format: (a) Cover page, (b) Header, (c) Body. Submit your assignment by the last day of this module. Relevance—All content is connected to the question. Precision—Specific question is addressed. Statements, facts, and statistics are specific and accurate. Depth of discussion—Points that lead to deeper issues are presented and integrated. Breadth—Multiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors are considered. Evidence—Points are well-supported with facts, statistics, and references. Logic—Presented discussion makes sense; conclusions are logically supported by premises, statements, or factual information. Clarity—Writing is concise, understandable, and contains sufficient detail or examples. Objectivity—Avoids use of first person and subjective bias. References—Sources are listed at the end of the paper (APA style preferred). Module 4 – SLP Disaster Response and Recovery Incident Command System You have just been informed that a disaster (as described in your scenario in Module 4) has occurred in your country. You have been given the responsibility to oversee the implementation of the Incident Command System for this specific disaster. Address the following: Briefly describe the key features of an incident command system and provide specific examples of how it would be implemented in your scenario. Describe the objectives that an incident commander would include in an incident action plan for your disaster scenario. These objectives should clearly define what the incident team is working to achieve during operations. For more information on incident action plans, see the Background page. SLP Assignment Expectations Writer, write two pages only, I will attach case 1,2,3 for your review, the country is Philippines Assignments should be 2-3 pages double-spaced, not counting the cover or reference page. Paper format: (a) Cover page, (b) Header, (c) Body. Submit your assignment by the last day of this module. Relevance—All content is connected to the question. Precision—Specific question is addressed. Statements, facts, and statistics are specific and accurate. Depth of discussion—Present and integrate points that lead to deeper issues. Breadth—Multiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors considered. Evidence—Points are well-supported with facts, statistics and references. Logic—Presented discussion makes sense; conclusions are logically supported by premises, statements, or factual information. Clarity—Writing is concise, understandable, and contains sufficient detail or examples. Objectivity—Avoids use of first person and subjective bias. References—Sources are listed at the end of the paper (APA style preferred). Reflections Actions for ‘Reflections’ Writer, write one page, this is a review on all cases I have sent you: Assignment Expectations: Address concept A and B in about 150 words each. You will be graded on how well you demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concept, and critical thinking pertaining to the applicability of the concept to your professional practice. Points awarded will follow breakdown below. You will neither be required to, nor graded on responses to your peers. One posting will suffice. The Assignment: Given the readings and assignments in the course, identify and discuss two concepts or lessons learned that you believe will be most applicable to your professional discipline. Concept A (points 10/20): Identify /define (points 4/20): …… Your professional discipline: …….. How applicable (points 6/20): …… Concept B (points 10/20): Identify /define (points 4/20): …… Your professional discipline: …….. How applicable (points 6/20): …… All information in the postings can be shared by all for the betterment of your project.]]>

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