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Provide a well-written, APA-formatted paper on the following: The Internet can p

Provide a well-written, APA-formatted paper on the following:
The Internet can play a particularly vital role in response and recovery. Discuss how technology enables communication over the Internet and the technologies behind the Internet of Things (IoT). Be specific when identifying the types of benefits as it relates to emergency management.
The paper should be organized around a critically considered, original, and well-documented thesis, with an introductory paragraph, a well-developed manuscriipt body, and an appropriate conclusion. The content of the paper is accurate, and factually grounded, and conclusions are based on the careful consideration of verifiable (empirical) examples.
The quotes used to reference the content of the original sources should be no more than 15% of the paper.

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Provide a well-written, APA-formatted paper on the following: “How would the Inc

Provide a well-written, APA-formatted paper on the following:
“How would the Incident Command System (ICS) be used if an earthquake hit the city in which you were the emergency manager?” Select a location that is at risk of earthquake disasters and discuss how the system would be used and its functions in response to the disaster.
The paper should be organized around a critically considered, original, and well-documented thesis, with an introductory paragraph, a well-developed manuscriipt body, and an appropriate conclusion. The content of the paper is accurate, and factually grounded, and conclusions are based on the careful consideration of verifiable (empirical) examples.
The quotes used to reference the content of the original sources should be no more than 15% of the paper.

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Students will develop and deliver a short in-class case study presentation on a

Students will develop and deliver a short in-class case study presentation on a manmade disaster of their choice. The presentation will be a 5×5 presentation (5 slides over 5 mins).
Students must choose a real-life case and prepare an overview with the following:
What occurred,
Who the key actors were and what motivated their actions or inaction;
Who led the response and how was it organized;
Key lessons,
Recommendations

The presentation will be delivered synchronously during class via PowerPoint using the attached template only Download attached template only.
Students must include appropriate citations to external references that support the claims in their presentation.
The presentation should adhere to the APA reference standard and will receive a grade ranging from 0-100% based upon the quality of the submission. Students must include appropriate citations to external references that support the claims in the presentation.

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Students will develop and deliver a short in-class case study presentation on a

Students will develop and deliver a short in-class case study presentation on a manmade disaster of their choice. The presentation will be a 5×5 presentation (5 slides over 5 mins).
Students must choose a real-life case and prepare an overview with the following:
What occurred,
Who the key actors were and what motivated their actions or inaction;
Who led the response and how was it organized;
Key lessons,
Recommendations

The presentation will be delivered synchronously during class via PowerPoint using the attached template only Download attached template only.
Students must include appropriate citations to external references that support the claims in their presentation.
The presentation should adhere to the APA reference standard and will receive a grade ranging from 0-100% based upon the quality of the submission. Students must include appropriate citations to external references that support the claims in the presentation.

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Refer to EMAN610 Topic Case Study & Research Paper Assignments.pdf and the Writi

Refer to EMAN610 Topic Case Study & Research Paper Assignments.pdf and the Writing Assignments Rubric
Based on your chosen event (Hurricane IKE), describe the overall event including the particular county/state location (Galveston County, TX) you have selected to focus further on, the magnitude or intensity of the event, triggering mechanisms, duration, short-term and long-term consequences and other details that make up the incident, based on lectures 1 through 2, and the accompanying reading materials. You will then narrow in on the identification of the VULNERABILITIES OF Galveston County, Texas, specifically the Social Dimensions for this first effort – identify and discuss the socially vulnerable groups/individual people! Include in your discussion the Social Vulnerability Index, basic scores for the county you have selected, and use as a tool for emergency management planning is along with US Census data. Use at least 9 scholarly papers/journal articles and 3 media sources
(minimum length: 9 pages double-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font, excluding title page, references, illustrations, pictures, originality clause).
Use at least 12 scholarly papers/journal articles and 3 media sources (minimum length: 9 pages double-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font, excluding title page, references, illustrations, pictures, originality clause). Use APA format. If you are unsure you can use online converting tools such as Bibme.org or Citation Machine.
Recommend conducting a library search. UMGC Library has a curated section for
Emergency Management students. There is a myriad of scholarly publications on the topics we study. Our virtual library has access to most of the best quality sources.
Include 2-4 charts/illustrations of Hurricane IKE where appropriate.
Week 1 readings:
Donner, W., & Rodríguez, H. (2011). Disaster risk and vulnerability: The role and impact of population and society. Population Reference Bureau https://www.prb.org/resources/disaster-risk/
Hewitt, K. (2013). Environmental disasters in social context: Toward a preventive and precautionary approach. Natural Hazards, 66 (1), 3-14 http://ezproxy.umgc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eih&AN=85210721&site=eds-live&scope=site
National Research Council (U.S.) (2006). Facing hazards and disasters: Understanding human dimensions. Skim Summary & Chapter 1) http://ezproxy.umgc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=170102&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Week 2 Readings
1. Introduction: Conceptualising the Demography of Disasters. Dávid Karácsonyi & Andrew Taylor pg 1-13 from Demography of Disasters. (***You have access to this entire book in the eReserves) – also initial reading available at: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-49920-4_1
2. St. Cry, J.S. (2005) At risk: Natural hazards, people’s vulnerability, and disasters. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 2(2). – just a short review of publication below where you have access to first three chapters.
3. At Risk: natural hazards, people’s vulnerability and disasters, Second edition, 2003, Copyright Wisner, Blaikie, Cannon, and Davis. Skim front pages & chapter 1. Available at: https://www.preventionweb.net/files/670_72351.pdf
4. Flanagan, B. E., Gregory, E. W., Hallisey, E. J., Heitgerd, J. L. & Lewis, B. (2011). A social vulnerability index for disaster management. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 8 (1), 1-22. – SKIM! Do not let stats overwhelm and we’ll be working this week to get more familiar with the SoVI from South Carolina and SVI.
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5. United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. (2004). Chapter 2.2 Emerging trends in hazards, vulnerability patterns, and the impact of disasters. In Living with risk: A global review of disaster reduction initiatives.
https://www.unisdr.org/files/657_lwr1.pdf#page=70

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Read the discussion rubric to ensure that you meet the “excellent” standards, t

Read the discussion rubric to ensure that you meet the “excellent” standards, then read the discussion topic. Then you will write a half-page response for each of the four students:

1. Jon Paul Green
2. Brett Thomas
3. Lloyd Hensrude
4. Edith Vinson
Respond to each discussion post individually, use two sources for each response, and list the sources after each response.

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The proposal you came up with was approved. Now I just need you to elaborate on

The proposal you came up with was approved. Now I just need you to elaborate on each section and make it 10 pages, excluding the title page and references page. At least one source used has to be our class book or the paper won’t be accepted. I’m not an advanced writer so make it simple yet quality at the same time. Thank you for your help.

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outline your intended project: “how can we protect the American people from terr

outline your intended project:
“how can we protect the American people from terrorist attacks and how the policies put in place after 9/11 are keeping us safe, but could still be improved with continuous effort and with the National Security Policy.” is the research topic.
A core public policy or public management question
pertaining to an important issue or question in the homeland security field.
(1) a short project descriiption, (2) a statement of the major goal of the project (3) how the project relates to your professional development goals, and (4) a short
statement on the feasibility of completing the project.

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1. Your research question and the data you will be using to answer it. 2. The im

1. Your research question and the data you will be using to answer it.
2. The importance and relevance of your topic for study and analysis.
3. A brief summary of existing research and how your project will fit in.
The research topic will be the effects weakly governed states have on terrorist organizations.
Can adjust research topic if needed such as a failed state or collapsed state etc. Depends on the amount of scholarly data available, the more data the better.
All sources must be scholarly sources.

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Submit a 1-2 page introduction white paper and discuss the issue in general and

Submit a 1-2 page introduction white paper and discuss the issue in general and narrow to the specific aspect of the problem. Be sure to focus it from a homeland security aspect and not a private sector. I am planning to develop this paper into a policy paper eventually in “how to”.