As a student, you already have gained a great deal of knowledge. What you know and have experienced prior to this class will affect how you perceive, learn, and retain new information. Your learning is also affected by what you think you know. To share your current knowledge, respond to the following in a few paragraphs before you review the content in the module.

Pre-assessment question:

•How can an emergency manager keep the public involved in hazard mitigation and the implementation of a hazard mitigation plan after it has been approved and adopted?

In your reflection journal entry for this week, address the following in 2-3 paragraphs, integrating the knowledge you have gained during this week:

•What is the role of mitigation in a post-disaster scenario