What social and political groups collaborates to implement changes?

MOS 6801, Emergency Management 2

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Unit Assignments Unit I Article Review

1. Research a focusing event that occurred between 1927-1950. 2. Identify a federal, state, or local government agency or non-governmental organization (NGO) such as a church

or charity that provided assistance to the disaster victims. See the textbook for examples. 3. Describe the assistance provided and the phase of emergency management. 4. Discuss the lessons learned from the focusing event.

The essay should include a title page, body (a minimum of two pages), and reference page. The body of the paper should include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Format the paper, in-text citations, and references in APA (6th ed.) format. Research articles from the CSU Online Library. Contact the CSU Writing Center for assistance at (800) 977-8449, Ext. 6538 or email teamsucceed@columbiasouthern.edu Information about accessing the Blackboard Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below. Unit II Article Review Research an article on one of the focusing events that occurred between the years of 1927-1950 (The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, 1930s Dust Bowl, or Texas City Explosion). Respond to the following questions:

1. Identify the contributing factors that caused the disaster. 2. Why is this disaster a focusing event? 3. Identify the affected population. 4. What social and political groups collaborates to implement changes? 5. What changes were implemented to improve emergency management?

The article review should include a title page, body (a minimum of two pages), and reference page. The body of the paper should include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Format the paper, in-text citations, and references in APA (6th ed.) format. Research articles from the CSU Online Library. Contact the CSU Writing Center for assistance at (800) 977-8449, Ext. 6538 or email teamsucceed@columbiasouthern.edu Information about accessing the Blackboard Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below. Unit III PowerPoint Presentation Chapter four of the textbook describes the beginning of congressional legislation with the Federal Disaster Relief Act of 1950 and continues through the 1960s and 1970s. In each decade, the focusing events are identified, as well as mobilization, agenda-setting, and the subsequent congressional legislation.