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    Complete an outline on Hurricane Katrina and the Incident Command System Process
    The outline should include the following elements:
    •Title: Complete the sentence: "The purpose of this paper is . . ."
    •Introduction: Describe the problem, issue, or criminal behavior.
    •Articulate the primary or research questions to be explored:
    ◦Why is this analysis appropriate?
    ◦What is the importance of the problem or questions?
    ◦What is the scope of the review?
    ◦How will the results of the review be applied, or what will it do for you or others?
    ◦Identify the method used to identify and locate sources.
    ◦Explain the rationale used for selecting the sources to analyze.
    ◦Explain the procedures to be used for analyzing the sources.
    ◦Identify the criteria for evaluating the information found.
    •Analysis and Discussion:
    ◦Present evidence and ideas from sources.
    ◦Organize concepts by subtopics.
    ◦Group sources by concepts instead of as individual entities.
    ◦Grouping may be related to the research questions as well.
    ◦State the validity of sources to support the ultimate answers to questions.
    ◦Cite references

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    Dear Student,
    Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are asking for help in putting together a paper outline on Hurricane Katrina and the ICS Process. You have already been provided the necessary elements to include in the Outline as above. Below, I have shown you how this can be done. Remember that an outline is kind of like a 'bullet point' to the flow of ideas in your paper so that certain elements for discussion are placed within it. Essentially, it is a 'map' of ideas. I suggest that you visit this link to see some samples of paper outlines - http://www.austincc.edu/tmthomas/sample%20outline%201.htm

    As it stands, your professor has already given you points to include so it is just a matter of turning that into 'bullet points'. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further exploration. I have also listed resources you can use for you eventual paper. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

    AE 105878/Xenia Jones

    Paper Outline

    Title: Hurricane Katrina and the Incident Command System Process

    Thesis: The purpose of this paper is to apply the principles of the Incident Command System
    (ICS) Process in a study of the government's Hurricane Katrina response to determine ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of putting together comprehensive research paper outline on the topic of Hurricane Katrina response as studied through the ICS Process lens. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.