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Emergency Management Mitigation Overview

The student will create an assignment covering the primary components involved in disaster mitigation. The student should consider this a situation where he has been asked to develop as the new emergency manager for their university. The following headings will be included: Mitigation overview, enabling and guiding policies and legislation, the local, state, and federal government role, the needed/required steps in the risk assessment process including – how to gather data, research and evidence gathering, critical thinking in the risk analysis process, how to access risk – Quantitative and Qualitative analysis, and Countermeasures selection (aka mitigation strategies); various risk assessment tools such as but not limited to CARVER, general mitigation strategies for various hazards, threats, and disasters to include meteorological, hydrological, geological, and human caused to include structural and non-structural. How Continuity of Operations Planning fits into the cycle. In addition to the APA cover page and reference page the student will include a Table of Contents. The student will write at minimum a 7-full pages in APA format. The assignment must include at least 5 sources (which should include the class textbooks and readings).