Integrated Interagency Disaster System

Overview: This assignment is intended tie all of the course concepts together. Use concepts we learned during the course. Begin the assignment by going through the material in the Lessons. Review any feedback or templates that has been provided to you by the instructor. Review the APA manual or other APA Resource material as the indicated by the instructor. Ensure that you do not make any repeat errors in your papers. Your papers will be heavily discounted or returned for resubmission if you do not show an effort to improve your work.Reading: Read the assignment material for the week, review the past assignments and forums, and conduct additional research as needed.Assignment: Use the attached APA template. Provide at least a 2000-word document analyzing important concepts discussed during the course. Ensure your apply the discussion points and assume you are writing for an uninformed reader that knows nothing about the topic and has not read what you read. Provide an introduction, body, and conclusion.Analyze and discuss the process of responding to disaster at the local level, and escalating the response to the state, and then, to the federal level. Analyze, discuss, and apply the following:The local government’s response to a disaster. Discuss the local government’s responsibility during the disaster response. Discuss how interagency mutual aid agreements and the response by NGOs and/or community volunteer organizations factor into the local response. Discuss procedures to escalate the response when the local government is overwhelmed.The state government’s response to a disaster. Discuss the state government’s responsibility during the disaster response. Discuss how interagency mutual aid (EMAC), the response from state assets (National Guard), and response by volunteer organizations factor into the state response. Discuss procedures to escalate the response when the state government is overwhelmed. Discuss the Governor’s procedures to request a declaration in accordance with the Stafford Act (§401).The federal government’s response to a disaster. Discuss the declaration process. Discuss the federal government’s responsibility during the disaster response.Discuss the consequences of the lack of interagency cooperation on comprehensive emergency management including preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery at each level of government.DO NOT list out the topics or questions and answer them. Provided APA formatted headings. Ensure that you meet or exceed the 2000-word target, and that your paper meets APA presentation requirements.