EDMG220 B002 Fall 15: Week 5 Forum -Hazards Adjustment

Week 5 Forum


Hazard adjustments assume that people live with a certain degree of threats that can be prevented or mitigated through certain actions.



For this forum, write a post that answers the following:



1. Pick two hazards that are prevalent in your hometown.



Those two hazards should come from the five hazard types that are discussed in Chapter 5 of Fundamentals of Emergency Management.



Those five hazard types are:



     1. Meteorological


     2. Hydrological


     3. Geophysical


     4. Technological


     5. Biological



2. What hazard adjustments would you recommend based on these two hazards?



Please start a new thread when creating your initial post and write any responses to others within their existing discussion threads.


Please write a minimum of 350 words for your initial post due by 11:55pm ET on Thursday.


Please thoughtfully reply to at least two other students initial posts due by 11:55pm ET on Sunday.


Your replies must contain a minimum of 150 words.



To receive full credit for this forum, you must also advance the conversation throughout the week by replying back to those that replied to you. (Please see the Forum Expectations announcement in the classroom).



Grading Rubric:  All forums will be scored according to the attached rubric.

"Do you have an upcoming essay or assignment due?

If yes Order Similar Paper