With shared land and water borders between the United States and Canada, a shared or coordinated response to disasters and global emergencies is likely. In this assignment, you’ll prepare an executive summary comparing the 2 systems and addressing how their similarities and differences would affect collaboration and communication during emergency events.Write a 1,250-word executive summary of the U.S. and Canadian emergency management systems. Address the following in your executive summary:Describe the U.S. emergency management system.
Describe the Canadian emergency management system.
Explain the steps involved in a multinational response involving both countries.
Discuss how interagency collaboration and communication can be maintained when systems existing in the United States and Canada are disparate.
Cite 2 sources.Format your executive summary according to APA guidelines.
Preview the Wk 5 – Summative Assessment: Interagency Communication Case Study.Identify a natural or human-made disaster that occurred in your geographic region that you would like to write about for this assignment and list 3 interagency interactions that you could investigate for effectiveness of communication and collaboration.Submit your topic choice and receive approval.
Effects of Globalization on Interagency Collaboration
BBC Worldwide Learning (2008). U.S. National Hurricane Center [Video segment] in Hurricanes from Hell: The World’s Worst Disasters, (01:46).
FEMA (2019). PrepTalks: David Kaufman “Our changing world: The challenge for emergency managers” [Full video], (25:13).