You are the emergency manager in Miami, Florida. Your city manager has directed you to act as a subject matter expert and provide the city’s webmaster with material that thoroughly discusses which types of natural and man-made disasters you think are the most significant or troublesome for emergency managers.
In addition, your city manager wants to ensure that the citizens have access to the most up-to-date information about disaster response. The city council would like to have a bond election next year and hopes that your information will garner support for the issue.
What type of natural hazard do you think is the most significant or troublesome to emergency managers? Why?
What type of man-made hazard do you think is the most significant or troublesome to emergency managers? Why?
What do you think are the most significant specific response challenges associated with the hazards that you selected? Explain.