Introduction to Strategic Planning, law homework help

Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) 8, “National Preparedness,” was released on March 30, 2011. It replaces Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 8 on National Preparedness and HSPD 8 Annex I on National Planning. Among other things, PDD 8 is designed to provide baseline definitions and direct certain activities. In answering the questions below, locate and read PDD 8 in its entirety. Visit any other resources that you need to fully consider and discuss the requirements listed for this assignment.

Assignment Guidelines

  • In 4–5 paragraphs, address the following:
    • You have read PDD 8. Evaluate it for its merits or weaknesses as a policy document.
      • To what degree does it provide sufficient guidance for emergency managers, planners, and the like?
      • In what ways, if any, do you find it lacking in usefulness for emergency managers or planners? Explain in what ways it may be insufficient and defend your answer.
      • Whom do you believe was its intended audience? Explain and defend your answer.