Question 1: IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert and Warning System)
Review the IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert and Warning System) Modernization Final Report from the FEMA National Advisory Council (https://www.hsdl.org/?view&did=826793 (Links to an external site.)):
-Analyze the recommendations and identify the importance of the recommendations and their genesis.
-Discuss their relevance in today’s complex environment.
-How will these recommendations improve the IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert and Warning System) mission?
-Are these recommendations feasible and what are the possible challenges with implementing?
-Are there any other recommendations/considerations for the success of the IPAWS mission?
Incorporate case studies, journal articles, and other scholarly means where appropriate to support your work.
Questions 2: Evacuation Case Study
Select the following contemporary evacuation case study to discuss and analyze – Camp Wildfire (CA). This disaster in fact, required a community to evacuate from its impact (i.e., Fire). *Reflect on the disaster and the role emergency management and public safety played (or should have played) in the preparedness, response, and recovery process. *How did the community plan for the impact, educate and train the public, issue notifications, respond, conduct emergency sheltering, and recover? *Analyze and synthesize the incident, effective actions from the planning and response process, and improvements for future incidents. (Note: After Action Reports can be very valuable for this question). Include sources to support your topic (i.e., journal articles, books, magazines, case studies, research, etc.…in an APA style with references). It is also important to incorporate some aspects discussed on the assigned main textbook “Emergency Planning by (Perry & Lindell, 2007), and reference it as well.