When Disaster Strikes: Crisis Management

Listen to professionals in emergency management on how to develop a plan to get back on track.

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Program Details:

Event Components:

This prerecorded event takes a look into various emergency management systems and how they prepare for manmade or natural disasters. Explore the assistance provided and the jobs available in the industry.

Service Area:

Health & Human Services


Iowa Students

State Standards Covered:

  • 7.5 Emergency Procedures and Protocols

  • 7.5.2 Apply principles of basic emergency response in natural disasters and other emergencies.

  • 8.2.4 Evaluate why teamwork is an important part of healthcare and how it improves patient Care.

For Educators & Students:

Pre-Event Questions to Consider

  • How do emergency  management professionals begin planning for manmade or natural disasters?

  • What types of assistance do emergency management professionals provide during emergencies?

  • What types of jobs or roles exist in emergency management?  How do these roles work together?

Post-Event Questions to Consider

  • What traits or skills should an emergency management professional possess to be successful?

  • If a student is interested in pursuing a career in emergency management, what are their next steps?