Prepare a 1,000 word document analyzing the legislation and programs related to disaster mitigation. The assignment should cover key issues identified in the week’s readings and incorporate current research on the topic. The assignment should focus on your community or a community of choice if you reside outside of the United States.
Remember to support your work with APA references and ensure the document complies with all APA formatting. I encourage you to also use academic, peer-reviewed resources within your assignment.
Upload your Word file named with your name, assignment number, and course number as Doe_John_1_EDMG515.docx (or .doc).
The textbook for this course is: Islam & Ryan. (2015). Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management. In addition, this course has peer reviewed journal articles, government documents. The reading materials are available in the Lessons Link under Required Reading and Resources.
Government Documents & Websites:
Community and Regional Resilience Institute (n.d.). Definitions of community resilience: An analysis. Retrieved from http://www.resilientus.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/definitions-of-community-resilience.pdf
FEMA (2013). Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Public Law 93-288). Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/robert-t-stafford-disaster-relief-and-emergency-assistance-act-public-law-93-288-amended
FEMA (2015). National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2004. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1623-20490-0284/public_law_108_360.pdf
FEMA (2014). FEMA’s Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Fact Sheet. Retreived from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1621-20490-0553/fima_2012.pdf