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The Assignment

This LibGuide is designed to help you successfully research your term paper assignment.  Here is Professor Kline's assignmen for your perusal:

Your topic will be a emergency management/homeland security situation.  You will need to discuss the history or background information on the incident, the response to the incident  which includes who all the responders/players were and what their role was, an analysis on the effectiveness of the response and what their recommendations would be to improve the response if a similar incident occurred. 

The paper will be 5-8 pages in length using APA format.  A minimum of five (5) reliable sources are required.   


 Flames roar near Bastrop State Park as a wildfire burns out of control near Bastrop, Texas September 5, 2011. An estimated 1,000 homes are being threatened in Bastrop County, just east of Austin, as a 14,000-acre (5700-hectare) wildfire rages out of control, causing evacuations.







Deepwater Horizon Disaster

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Hola Professer Kline and eager FIRT 1301 students!

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