Preplanning with all stakeholders is a key element in successful long-term recovery following a disaster. Understanding the potential types of debris that may follow an event is integral to planning for how it may be transported, where it will be stored, and how it will ultimately be removed from the community. This type of planning is important because it can be time consuming, expensive, and possibly dangerous to health and the environment.

Choose a case study of a disaster that occurred within the past 5 years, with adequate research material prepared to support your positions. (You can use the Library, academic papers, trade journal articles, or credible news sources.)

Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word essay documenting the selected disaster.

Include the following components in your essay:

Note: This Assignment will require outside research. Use at least two credible sources beyond the text material and discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the sources used. You may consult the Library, the internet, and any other outside resources in supporting your task. Use proper citations in APA style.

In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the Assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria utilizing the 6th edition APA formatting style:

You should also make sure to: