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The student will prepare a PowerPoint (Audio/Visual) presentation where he will design a briefing which will cover everything he or she discussed in the third research assignment “Examination of Emergency/Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness Critique”. Each section that was written and covered in the assignment needs to be discussed.

As a refresher, the following will be needed in the briefing video in addition to the aforementioned.

Comprehensive critique of the event regarding the use, or lack thereof, and effectiveness of mitigation and preparedness as both related to said event. First, the student will describe the event in detail. The student should use his or her first two research assignments to evaluate the results or actions stemming from the mitigation and recovery efforts of the disaster/emergency under examination. As a recap the student should attempt to address these issues:

The following headings should be included as applicable and as each would apply to the event in question: mitigation overview, enabling and guiding policies and legislation, the local, state, and federal government role, the risk analysis process, Countermeasures selection (aka mitigation strategies); various risk assessment tools such as but not limited to CARVER, general mitigation strategies to include structural and non-structural (if you can’t tell what as or was not done as it pertain to your even you can still suggest what could have been done). How Continuity of Operations Planning helps with preparedness and fits into the mitigation process.