Unit 3 Assignment
For this Assignment, you will focus on Hurricane Katrina. Review the Executive Summary and Investigation Overview (pp. 1–26) in the Katrina report.
A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response of Hurricane Katrina: GPO U.S. Government Publishing Office. Retrieved from http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/search/pagedetails.action?browsePath=109/HRPT/%5B300%3B399%5D&granuleId=CRPT-109hrpt377&packageId=CRPT-109hrpt377
Based on your review of the Executive Summary and Investigation Overview, write a 3–5 page paper that describes how you would have applied the four incident management principles of: 1) Mitigation, 2) Preparedness, 3) Response, and 4) Recovery, to make effective decisions during the Katrina emergency.
Explain why you would have taken the approach. What would the results might have been had your approach been implemented during Katrina?
Note: This Assignment will require outside research. Use at least two credible sources beyond the text material and discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used.
You may consult the Library, the internet, the textbook, other course material, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA style.
Directions for Submitting Your Assignment
Compose your paper in a Microsoft Word document and save it with a name you will remember. Be sure to include your name, class, and section number. Submit your Assignment by selecting the Unit 3: Assignment Dropbox by the end of Unit 3.