Utilizing the “Planning P” as a foundation

These are two questions and I want two different answers for each question as 2 student doing them.

1. Utilizing the “Planning P” as a foundation, and other self identified resources, describe the interdependency of the Incident Commander and the Planning Section Chief.
2. Delineate the key tasks of the Incident Commander at the initiation of an event response, and the Planning Section, once formed, over the duration of the response.
Remember to include a properly formatted reference in APA style in addition to the required course readings for all discussion board questions.

these are my classmates answers and I want just one simple response for each question. you can pick up one point and give a response.

first student
1- Disaster, Emergency and Catastrophe are 3 different term that are connected to other. Emergency is an incident that cause critical harm and damage to human. It could be house fire or an accident need an immediate medical attention. Disaster is unusual incident that can interrupt the routines. It happened suddenly and damage property and building. It impact on a community. Catastrophe is bigger and more tragedy. It effect and destroy more than 90% of facilities and killed numerous people. It effect many communities (Perry & Lindell, 2007).
Perry, R. W., & Lindell, M. K. (2007). Emergency planning. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
2- There are 4 phases of Emergency Management:
Mitigation: the goal of it is to prevent as much damage as it can. Before the disaster happened they try to reduce the damages. For example if the is an Expectation of flood, they try to reduce it by dams. Preparedness: the goal of it is planning. In this phase they alert members of response and make plan to reinforce the response. Both Mitigation and Preparedness come before the disaster. Response: it take place before and during the disaster and end with stabilization. Recovery: it is long period. They restore the infrastructure and rebuild major structures (Perry & Lindell, 2007).
Perry, R. W., & Lindell, M. K. (2007). Emergency planning. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

second student
Define “disaster.” Compare and contrast this term to “Emergency” and.”Catastrophe

According to WHO Disaster can be defined as a serious and sudden catastrophe disruption of the normal condition of existence that can affect the functioning of a community and cause widespread human, material, economic or environmental losses that exceeds the capacity of adjustment of the affected community. (WHO,2018)

The emergency can be defined as serious situation or occurrence that happens unexpectedly and demands immediate attention that can affect individual or family, usually not for long-term. (AHD,2016)
On the other hand, Catastrophe Unusually extreme and rare event that can affect entire nation and requires extensive resource assistance for long-term. (AHD,2016)

2. Review the phases of disaster management and give a brief description (with a few examples of pertinent activities) of each. Discuss the “variability” about the actual number of phases discussed in the literature.
Since World War II disaster management focused essentially on preparedness. preparedness is only one phase of emergency management at that time. nowadays there is four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery some agencies and fifth stage which is the Prevention.
( Oloruntoba, Richard 2017; 4 Perry, Marcia 2007)
The National Governor’s Association divides the phase of disaster into four phases:
1) mitigation;
Preventing future emergencies or reduce the chance of an emergency happening.
example: insurance for your home
2) preparedness; Preparing to handle an emergency example
: stocking food and water
3) response; defined as the actions taken to save people and prevent or decrease further damage to the property in a disaster condition.
4) Recovery: which Includes effort taken to return to a normal or a safer situation following the disaster.
example: Getting financial assistance to help compensate for the repairs.

Definitions: emergencies. (n.d.). Retrieved January 17, 2018, from http://www.who.int/hac/about/definitions/en/

The American Heritage dictionary of the English language. (2016). Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Oloruntoba, R., Sridharan, R., & Davison, G. (2017). A proposed framework of key activities and processes in the preparedness and recovery phases of disaster management. Disasters.

Perry, M. (2007). Natural disaster management planning: A study of logistics managers responding to the tsunami. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 37(5), 409-433.

note, can you please write simple answers and please don’t use advanced worlds. also, please write it from half to one page.
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