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 did you learn from the reading your plan that was not covered in this module?

In this module we will spend the entire time looking at debris management. In many of the recent disasters — 911, Katrina, Joplin Mo., Irene, and Sandy — debris was the most difficult part of the disaster.

To begin the module, read the following chapter from your textbook:

Chapter 4 in Disaster Recovery by Brenda Phillips, CRC Press, 2009
There will be videos and other readings assigned throughout the module, but reading these chapters will provide you with a foundation for what we will explore this week.