Comparing international emergency management operations
Comparing International Emergency Management Operations
You are the emergency manager in a city of 200,000 people in the Northeastern United States. You have been asked to serve as a panel member at this year’s National Emergency Management Association meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas.
As a panel member, you are expected to give a 15-minute presentation on emergency management practices in other countries and respond to questions for 15 minutes.
Questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
- What information will you include in your presentation? Explain.
- Why do you feel the specific information that you are including is important to U.S. emergency management? Explain.
- What do you see as the 3 most significant emergency management challenges outside of the United States? Why?
- What promising strategies or tactics are likely to help effectively address those challenges?