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?