Which populations might be most at risk?

Which populations might be most at risk?

Question Description
Need help with my Health & Medical question – I’m studying for my class.

Read through the emergency disasters below. Select one of these scenarios and then complete the following steps:

Scenario No. 1: “Dragon/Volcano Emergency Response”
Scenario No. 2: “Vaccine Gone Awry Emergency Response”
Scenario No. 3: “Tornado Scenario”
Scenario No. 4: “Tropical Cyclone and Flooding”

Imagine you are the director of FEMA using NIMS when this disaster occurs.

Review the steps you would take to resolve the issue including how you would follow the appropriate protocols, your understanding of the ethical and legal responsibilities involved, as well as the potential limitations. These aspects are outlined in your textbook and required reading.
Describe the nature of the situation.

Explain what FEMA and others are doing to mitigate the situation.

Explain what people need to do to stay safe and/or to get help in order to reduce panic.

Questions to think about while formulating your response to the public:

Emphasize order of operations. What are the issues you will address first?
Which organization is responsible for what? Where will you allocate your resources?
How will you delegate responsibility? How will you coordinate with state, local and federal agencies?
How does communication and information flow?
How have you prepared for these types of emergencies? How will you respond to these disasters? What will the recovery look like?
What public health concerns are the results of each of these events?
Which populations might be most at risk?
What are some of the long-term health effects of these events?
What other health concerns may arise from these events?
What will you say to the people, who are desperately awaiting your direction?
Include an organizational diagram of the response plan for the disaster including:
A description of the roles and responsibilities of each organization in the response team
The flow of communication between these organizations

Assignment: Managing Emergency Responses

Assignment: Managing Emergency Responses

You must proofread your paper. But do not strictly rely on your computer’s spell-checker and grammar-checker; failure to do so indicates a lack of effort on your part and you can expect your grade to suffer accordingly. Papers with numerous misspelled words and grammatical mistakes will be penalized. Read over your paper – in silence and then aloud – before handing it in and make corrections as necessary. Often it is advantageous to have a friend proofread your paper for obvious errors. Handwritten corrections are preferable to uncorrected mistakes.

Use a standard 10 to 12 point (10 to 12 characters per inch) typeface. Smaller or compressed type and papers with small margins or single-spacing are hard to read. It is better to let your essay run over the recommended number of pages than to try to compress it into fewer pages.

Likewise, large type, large margins, large indentations, triple-spacing, increased leading (space between lines), increased kerning (space between letters), and any other such attempts at “padding” to increase the length of a paper are unacceptable, wasteful of trees, and will not fool your professor.

The paper must be neatly formatted, double-spaced with a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, and sides of each page. When submitting hard copy, be sure to use white paper and print out using dark ink. If it is hard to read your essay, it will also be hard to follow your argument.


 

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