The complexity of the fields of homeland security and emergency management require a
compilation of actions from a multitude of disciplines. In this discussion forum, you will define
homeland security and emergency management and discuss the implications of what it means to
Read and review the following:
• Bellavita, C. (2009, June). Changing Homeland Security: What is Homeland Security? (Links to
an external site.) Homeland Security Affairs Journal, 6(3). Retrieved from Changing Homeland Security: What is Homeland Security?
• Construct your own definition of homeland security and emergency management. Next, analyze Bellavita’s seven categories. How does his attempt at defining homeland security compare to your own definition? Would you add categories or take any away from his explanation? Why or