Disaster Planning For Public Safety
Assignment: Disaster Planning for Public Health
By Day 7 of Week 5
Select a potential natural or man-made disaster that could
happen in your community. Then, write a 3- to 4-page paper
about the disaster from the community nurse’s perspective.
Section 1: The Disaster, Man-Made or Natural
What disasters may strike your community and why? For
example, do you live in “Tornado Alley,” or has climate change
resulted in unusual cold weather snaps or blizzards in your
community? Are you located in a flood plain? Include possible
diseases that may result from a natural disaster, such as
tetanus or cholera.