- Writing Rubric.doc (43.5 KB)
For this writing assignment, both questions need to be addressed:
- Your response for question 1 should be 3-5 pages in length (double spaced). Your paper must include a “reference page” not included in the 3-5 page minimum.
Using your CIKR paper from week 3, continue the risk analysis of your CIKR being impacted by a natural disaster, terrorism or technological event. Answer the following questions for each type of event: (1) what can happen? (2) how likely is it? (3) what are the consequences? When completed with the analysis, report findings and steps you would take make your CIKR more risk adverse. Use the Qualitative Analysis found in Ch. 10 to help create a matrix.
- Your response to question two should be 2-pages in length (double spaced). Be sure to include the perceived impact of the event on the Homeland Security landscape, your opinion of the event, and defense of your opinion. Your paper must include a “reference page” not included in the 2-page minimum.
Current Events: Current Event assignments are designed to give you an opportunity to critically examine contemporary Homeland Security issues related to Emergency Response, Disaster Mitigation, Prevention, and Preparedness. You are challenged to find news articles, press releases, industry announcements, etc. that impact some aspect of Homeland Security. National and international events may be used, but MUST be related to Emergency Response, Disaster Mitigation, Prevention, and Preparedness.
Resources for Assessment:
- Textbook Reading: Introduction to Homeland Security, chapter 10
This activity is matched to the following Learning Outcomes:Examine and discuss the four phases of disaster management. Analyze and discuss the basic risk analysis principles.