For this assignment, evaluate your community to identify a hazard that poses a particular threat to a special needs population. Then, formulate plans for the evacuation and sheltering of a specific segment of that population in event of a disaster. For example, if you identify a low-income area that is at risk of flooding, select a structure, such as a hospital, school, housing complex, or assisted living facility that would require special attention during the response and recovery phase of a disaster. Formulate plans for dealing with the population inhabiting the structure during and after a disaster. Your plans should include the following (1,250-1,500 words):
Finally, comment on how well you think your community is currently prepared to evacuate and shelter special needs populations overall. Recommend two strategies your community should consider for improving its plans.
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