Preparing the populace is an important part of the planning process for emergencies. In addition to Chapter 6 and 8 of your text, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) creates several mechanisms for communicating with the public. Review the Are You Ready? Guide (Links to an external site.) page on the FEMA website, and the Safer, Stronger, Protected Homes & Communities (Links to an external site.) page. Explain whether or not you believe this is a good method for preparing the public for natural and man-made disasters. Identify two strengths and two weaknesses of using social media, as suggested by Huder, to communicate with the public. Provide a recommendation of what might be a more effective form of communication with the public.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references