Emergency/Disaster Response

Course Description

Provides the student an overview of the most important aspects of emergency management and disaster response. The course discusses best practices of the all-hazards approach to responding to manmade and natural disasters.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the concepts of emergency management and disaster response.
  • Analyze current and emerging disasters and hazards.
  • Evaluate natural and technological hazard and risk assessment.
  • Examine the response requirements during a disaster.
  • Analyze the roles of the public sector, private sector and non-government organizations in responding to disasters.
  • Develop mitigation, response and communication techniques for emergency responses.

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