This is a paper that is requiring on the student to discuss challenges facing FEMA responding to disasters. The paper also provides additional requirements to use in the writing of the assignment paper. Below is the description of the assignment paper:
Discuss challenges facing FEMA responding to disasters
Complete a briefing paper on the following:
Should the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recommend to the President and Congress to remove the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from the DHS structure and make it an independent agency of the US Executive Branch? Discuss challenges facing FEMA responding to disasters. What strategies should be taken to lessen these challenges?
Provide a short legal brief you might submit to your superiors. The writing assignment should provide a balanced analysis of the issue assigned based on pertinent legal and other materials. The material for each assignment will come both from the required readings and outside research in order to fully assess the issues.
Your paper must be at a minimum of 3-5 pages (the Title and Reference pages do not count towards the minimum limit).
A good rule of thumb is at least 2 scholarly sources per page of content.
Type in Times New Roman, 12 point and double space.
Students will follow the current APA Style as the sole citation and also reference style used in written work submitted as part of coursework.
Points will be deducted for the use of Wikipedia or encyclopedic type sources. Utilize books, peer-reviewed journals, articles, archived documents, etc.
Remember, ensure that the pages are exclusive of the cover and the reference pages. Also, ensure that you include all the references you use in finding research for this assignment paper. References should be at least three for the paper. All references, citation, and writing should follow the APA formatting and styling guidelines. Finally, ensure you focus on the assignment topic in detail.