Unit IV Literature Review
In chapter five of the textbook, pages 142 to 158 list focusing events that occurred from 1979 to 2001.
Choose a focusing event during this historical timeframe. Conduct a literature review on the focusing event. Write a two page essay and discuss the following:
type of focusing event and date that it occurred;
president and FEMA Director;
type of Presidential Disaster Declaration (such as flooding or hurricane);
identify the deficiency that initiated a new policy, law, or program;
describe the new policy and identify who benefited from it; and
from your perspective, was the new policy a success?
Emergency management: The American experience 1900-2010, second edition. Claire B. Rubin, Editor