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Family Disaster Plan Scenario Paper

Family Disaster Plan Scenario Paper

Question Description

For this paper you must citeand reference 2 sources. The paper should be 2–3 pages and written usingcurrent APA format. Your paper should address the following:

a. How would you prepare for the following situation? (provide realistic examples and details for safety and survival)

(Scenario)At this moment, you are sitting at home working on your class.Suddenly, the National Weather Bureau sends an alert across your cellphone—a tornado is headed your way. You have 15 minutes before touchdownin your neighborhood. What is your plan? This is a ‘shelter inplace’ scenario, you cannot outrun the tornado. Identify a safe place inyour home to take shelter.

You must includeresearch. Cite and reference two sources and explain the recommendedsafety measures in a tornado emergency and how you would apply them toyour specific living arrangements.

b. How prepared are you in the event of a disaster? Describe your level of disaster preparedness using specific examples.

Example: “Iam more prepared for a water-related disaster than a fire-relateddisaster even though I live in a highly secluded, forested area. I have aboat as transportation in the event of flooding, but I do not have rainbarrels or fire barrier supplies on hand.”

Example: “Therewere many missing items on my preparedness checklist. I realized that Ido not own a flashlight. If I had to use my phone as a light it woulddrain the battery very quickly.

c. Reflect on how prepared you were before this class and compare it with how prepared you are now.

  • Have you acquired any new emergency items?
  • Do you plan to take any additional trainings or certification courses?
  • Have you shared your knowledge with friends and family?