For this assignment, you will research and write a five- to seven-page (1250- to 1750-word) report-not counting the title page and reference page-that provides an overview of a major catastrophic incident anywhere in the world within the last 20 years. Identify issues in response and recovery during the catastrophe. Then, demonstrate your knowledge of planning for emergency response and recovery by discussing how effective pre-event planning would have mitigated these issues and improved the outcome. Include at least two references from scholarly reviewed sources available through the Waldorf Online Library. Use APA format for your essay, and make certain to include all references and in-text citations. Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.