Describe how the HVA used in disaster planning differs from the environmental risk assessment post disaster
The assignment of the first week includes two questions that you will answer BUT please be guided
by the following instructions (VERY IMPORTANT) the topic of this week is about Environmental
Assessment; Natural and Man-made Hazards 1- Please answer both questions using ONLY THREE
references but please remember to include at least one ot two of them from the references of
reading assignments of this week that I will offer here and the rest can be from your choice, and
the reading assignment of this week are:
• Coppola (Coppola, D. P. (2011). Introduction to international disaster management (2nd Ed.).
Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann. (available online) Chapter 2; (AND)
• Kapur (Kapur, G.B. and Smith, J.P. (2011). Emergency public health preparedness and response.
Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Chapter 11
1. Describe how the HVA used in disaster planning differs from the environmental risk assessment
2. Applying research principles identify how you would gather appropriate data to do a rapid