Columbia Southern Homeland Security & Emergency Management Discussion

  • Briefly explain how homeland security and emergency management personnel work together to ensure national preparedness for disasters. Your response should be at least 75 words in length.
  • Discuss the origin and purpose of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Your response should be at least 75 words in length.
  • Because of your technical and academic expertise as a graduate of CSU, you have been tasked by your organization/department to provide your recommendations for increasing homeland security capabilities related to one of the missions and goals discussed in this unit. For this essay, begin by briefly reviewing the section entitled The Mission Framework in Depth (pp. 75-80) in the 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review and choosing one of the mission areas and at least one of the associated goals. In no less than 300 words, present your strategy for achieving the goal(s) as it relates to your organization/department (or your desired future position).