EMG 3001

Description

This course will provide students with an in-depth understanding of two of the phases in the disaster cycle: mitigation and preparedness. Students will analyze the concepts of vulnerability and risk and develop an understanding of how to mitigate and prepare an area for future disaster events.

Objectives

  1. Analyze and discuss ways to plan and prepare for an emergency or disaster.
  2. Analyze the concept of crisis management.
  3. Identify and discuss the principles of effective disaster planning.
  4. Identify, analyze, and design an all-hazard emergency plan.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Large scale incident management

Publisher: Delmar (2009)
Author: Haraway, M.
ISBN: 9781428359932
Price: $37.40

Managing emergencies and crises

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2013)
Author: Kapucu, N., & Ozerdem, A.
ISBN: 9780763781552
Price: $87.43

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu