Chapter 4 includes a list of the capabilities for state and local response to disasters and the incident command system. Before you participate in this discussion review FEMAs National Disaster Recovery Framework, The Public Works Role in Emergencies, and a Citizens Guide to Disaster Recovery. You are free to utilize other web or library resources in your post.

Pick a public health disaster (examples are tornado, earthquake, hurricane, bioterrorism, chemical spill/exhaust, pandemic) and describe how federal, state, county/local governments would utilize the incident command system in disaster preparedness and response, including who is responsible for what in the disaster.

You will not be able to view other posts until after your initial post. Respond to two classmates initial posts, building on their thoughts and ideas. Be sure to provide citations and references for the sources you utilize using APA format. Reference material must be from reputable sources and less than 5 years since publication.

Niles, N. J. (2019). Basics of the U.S. Health Care System. [Columbia College]. Retrieved from https://ccis.vitalsource.com/#/books/9781284203882/

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