Policies of Homeland Security
Please answer each question separately.1. Legal and Ethical ConsiderationsPolicy is not only guided by legal requirements, but also by ethical considerations. In Emergency Management, decision about the allocation of limited resources (personnel, equipment) during evolving crises and disasters may in fact cost lives.Consider the following and discuss how you approach each one:• How do Emergency Managers balance legal and ethical considerations in developing policies associated with resource allocation?• Can decision-making during crisis and disaster response be governed strictly by written policy or is there room for discretionary thinking?You may wish to watch this 25-minute prep talk on “Healthcare Emergency Preparedness and Response” by Dr. Sheri Fink toappreciate the context of this question.• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKs7MlmEzuY2. You are the Policy Maker!You are a policy advisor working with an international organization. Your supervisor has tasked you to develop a policy for citizens crossing an international border in the event of a disaster.Address the following questions in your post:• Does it matter what countries are involved?• Does it matter what the disaster is (e.g., the disaster involves a contagious disease?• What jurisdiction/level of government are you considering (within which youare framing your brief)?Remember, this is not merely offering your personal opinion. It should be supported with credible resources (e.g., a legal opinion, court case, statute, regulation and/or policy directive.