Emergency response to the 2016 Great Smoky Mountains wildfires

The objective of the research paper is to conduct an analysis of an Emergency Operations Center at one level of government during a disaster (Federal, state, local). The research paper consists of a title page, introduction, body, conclusion, and reference page. The paper will consist of nine pages, including a title page and reference page. The paper will analyze, describe, and evaluate three of the following criteria: 1. the specific type of disaster (natural or man-made), the affected area, and vulnerable populations within the demographic area; 2. the design and location of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC); 3. the operations structure (Incident Command System); 4. the interface between the federal, state, and local governments; 5. how media relations are conducted to disperse disaster information to the public; 6. the modes of communication within the EOC and between the public and private sectors; 7. how stress management was facilitated; 8. the positive and negative performance of the EOC; 9. what improvements would you suggest and in what specific areas; and 10. whether or not the emergency preparedness plan is effective for the hazard.
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