Research one of the following events:
- Option 1: Natural event
- Option 2: Terrorist event
Imagine you are a local emergency management director that lives in a county with a small population and a small tax base. The selected event (either natural or terrorist) has just occurred in your county.
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you describe how you would leverage your limited resources to respond to the event.
Include the following:
- How you will get help from the state after your initial response
- The local and state agencies and their respective roles associated with the event
- The coordination strategies to effectively respond to the incident with other agencies and resources
- Appropriate critical incident response according to the guidelines of NIMS compliance at the local and state levels
- Interagency communication with local, state, and federal agencies
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines