Contact a disaster preparedness person at either a local hospital, or local city or county emergency services agency.
Interview your contact, asking the following questions:
1) “What do you consider to be the top three disasters for which you prepare?”
2) “What would you say are your top three lessons learned about managing a disaster?”
Write a paper of 1,000–1,200 words that summarizes your findings from the interview as well as from your readings.
Refer to the assigned readings to incorporate specific examples and details into your paper.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.