MH503 Mod 1 Case 2 spOrder Description
Choose the country: Philippines
Please be reminded that this is the case 2
Writer, below is the notes from the professor on case 1 SP you wrote, please make changes for case 2.

30 / 30 ( A ) Individual Feedback:

Assignment-Driven Criteria: All the required elements are present and developed and supported.
Critical Thinking: Since you have several incident types that rank 1, your justification paragraph as to why typhoons are your choice is well placed and supported.
Scholarly Writing, Referencing and Organization.: Well written, organized, sourced, and supported. Good strong writing skills.
Thank you for the early submission. Sincere apologies for the delayed return – I simply got behind in my grading schedule.

Module 2 – Background

Mitigation and Risk Reduction

Required Reading

Earthquake risk reduction: Addressing the unmet challenges; the need for an interdisciplinary research approach (2008). Earthquake Engineering Research Group. Retrieved from

Introduction to Mitigation, Lesson 4 (2010). Emergency Management Institute. Retrieved from Read Lesson 4: “Building and Implementing a Community Hazard Mitigation Plan.”

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (2012). FEMA. Retrieved from

Piotrowski, C.. (2010). Earthquake in Haiti: A failure in crisis management? Organization Development Journal, 28(1), 107-112. Retrieved from ProQuest. (Document ID: 1979164211).

Optional Reading

Erdik, M., & Durukal, E. (2008). Earthquake risk and its mitigation in Istanbul. Natural Hazards, 44(2), 181–197. from ProQuest. (Document ID: 1896993931).

Iuchi, K., & Esnard, A.M. (2008). Earthquake impact mitigation in poor urban areas :The case of Metropolitan Manila. Disaster Prevention and Management, 17(4), 454–469. Retrieved from ProQuest. (Document ID: 1554388011).
Module 2 – SLP

Mitigation and Risk Reduction

Mitigation Strategies

Address the following:

Describe mitigation measures that have been implemented to address the disaster that you selected for your country.
Identify and briefly describe at least one additional measure that has not been implemented but would mitigate against your selected disaster.
Evaluate this mitigation strategy using the FEMA criteria discussed in the Module 3 Home page.
Format: The following APA template is recommended for this assignment: Module 2 SLP Template. See the Syllabus page for more information on APA format.

SLP Assignment Expectations

Assignments should be 2-3 pages double-spaced, not counting the cover or reference page. Paper format: (a) Cover page, (b) Header, (c) Body. Submit your assignment by the last day of this module.

Relevance—All content is connected to the question.
Precision—Specific question is addressed. Statements, facts, and statistics are specific and accurate.
Depth of discussion—Points that lead to deeper issues are presented and integrated.
Breadth—Multiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors are considered.
Evidence—Points are well-supported with facts, statistics, and references.
Logic—Presented discussion makes sense; conclusions are logically supported by premises, statements, or factual information.
Clarity—Writing is concise, understandable, and contains sufficient detail or examples.
Objectivity—Avoids use of first person and subjective bias.
References—Sources are listed at the end of the paper (APA style preferred).

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