Due Thursday 

Reflecting on the reactions to prior disasters can help leaders in emergency management learn from successes and failures to improve process and procedures.

Watch the “When the Levees Broke: Part 1” video segments from the University Library.

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

  • Based on the video segments, was U.S. disaster policy effective in handling Hurricane Katrina?
  • What could emergency managers have done differently during this event?
  • What lessons were learned that could be used in the future to improve emergency management procedures in your area?