For this writing assignment, you find a current event that has occurred in the last year. Your paper will be a minimum of 3 pages and include a summary of the event, the perceived impact of the event on the American Homeland Security landscape, your opinion of the event, and defense of your opinion. Your paper must include a ?reference page? not included in the 3-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.
Provide a historical timeline of homeland security incidents/events (natural and man-made) along with the call for improved preparedness, response and recovery needs that lead to the creation of NIMs and the NRF documents. Be sure to include each documents sphere of influence in emergency management and overarching reason for its creation.
Paper Submission Requirements:
Your response should be 3-5 pages in length (double spaced).
Paper must include a ?reference page? not included in the 3-5-page minimum.
Use APA format.