Instead of an essay form, you will use the template provided. Please see other documents attached.
READ and REVIEW ALL THE DOCUMENTS BEFORE STARTING.
There will be three documents total.
2) Template – Use this to complete the assignment and turn it in.
3) Example Template. – To help guide you.
You will identify two (2) different sites in your community and complete a site assessment for each. One location MUST be a school and the other MUST be a shopping center or mall. Both of these locations provide unique challenges in risk assessment and emergency management. A template is being provided to assist you in documenting this exercise – you MUST use the provided template. We are also providing an example exercise from a previous class to assist you in getting started.
Please be as specific as possible in describing your resources. For example, want entities in your area might be available to provide family counseling services? What agency could assist in managing converging volunteers?
This material is being provided early in the course so you can work on it over the entire 8 week semester schedule. Please do NOT wait until the last minute to start. As we cover topics, work on those sections of the exercise. Although we are encouraging you to spread your work on this assignment over the entire 8 weeks of the course we will NOT accept assignments until the last week of the course. Please submit as one (1) Microsoft Word document including both sites you’ve selected.
Community: New Orleans, LA
School: Tulane University
Shopping Mall: Lakeside Shopping Center
3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002
Here’s a bullet point list of the specifics on this assignment:
” Assignment opens (students may begin assignment) –
” Site selection – select 2 sites in your community:
o One school
o One shopping center or mall
” Collect information for your sites (i.e. population, enrollment, potential risks, threat detection and mitigation abilities on site
” Available resources in the area (i.e EMS, law enforcement, fire suppression, and others that may be useful for a specific emergency)
” Decide on routes and locations to be addressed:
o Ingress and egress
o Staging of emergency providers
o Mortuary services
o Volunteer collection and assignment
o Public information
o Family services and counseling
” Patient distribution sites (i.e. hospitals, etc.)
” Submit as a Word document using the TEMPLATE provided.
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