Local Emergency Management and Civil Preparedness

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Key?Assignment
Ocean?Port?is?a?major?seaport?and?shipping?city?with?approximately?150?miles?of?open?ocean?waterway?to?the
east.?The?socioeconomic?and?ethnically?diverse?population?approximating?825,000?people?forms?a?community?of
mixed?occupations,?businesses,?and?financial?and?shopping?centers.?A?neighboring?community,?Restover,?with
approximately?132,000?people?who?normally?make?the?morning?and?evening?commute?to?work?in?Ocean?Port,
lies?to?the?southwest,?immediately?across?the?quarter?mile?wide?river?separating?the?two?cities.?
To?the?northwest?of?Ocean?Port?is?an?international?airport?serving?three?counties;?a?basic?training?facility?for?the
army?supporting?3,000?soldiers?forms?the?boundary?to?the?west?and?connects?to?the?international?airport.?The?two
cities?have?separate?governments?and?infrastructures?that?include?power;?water;?public?transportation;?telecom;
oil/gas?assets;?and?police,?fire,?and?emergency?medical?facilities.?
Assignment?Guidelines
??Students?will?explore?the?role?of?a?community?based?emergency?response?team?for?the?combined?cities?and
create,?using?a?real?world?scenario,?a?plan?for?common?communications?during?a?major?attack?against?the
electrical?power?grid?serving?the?twin?cities,?airport,?and?military?base.?
??Address?the?following:?
?Your?communications?plan?should?consider?the?following:?
?Interagency/interoperable?communications?systems
?Communications?languages?among?regional?response?agencies
?Finances?and?software?and?equipment?updates
?Hiring?and?training?of?maintenance?personnel
?Equipment?training?for?first?responders
?Contingency?plan?for?power?failure?
??Keep?in?mind?the?possibility?of?electrical?power?be?disrupted;?all?facilities?dependent?on?electricity?will?be
inoperable.?
??Recruitment?and?training?of?a?public?spokesperson?
?Purpose
?Roles
?Challenges
?Media?
??Public?information?dissemination?
?What?methods?will?be?used?to?notify?the?public??Explain.?
??The?plan?must?be?written?in?a?manner?as?though?being?presented?to?a?city?council.
??The?plan?must?follow?a?format?including?headings,?subheadings,?conclusions,?and?recommendations.
??Answer?the?following?questions:?
?What?complications?will?be?faced?regarding?working?and?communicating?with?an?ethnically?diverse?population?
Explain.
?What?complications?will?be?faced?regarding?working?and?communicating?with?military?personnel,?aircraft,?and
ships??Explain.?
Be?sure?to?reference?all?sources?using?APA?style

 
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