CRJ 3305: Disaster Planning and Management


This course examines the actions needed and the personnel involved in disaster planning, preparedness, response, and recovery with specific reference to terrorism incidents.


  1. Distinguish the terrorism planning/preparedness roles and responsibilities of various federal, state, and local agencies.
  2. Detail the context of preparedness as it relates to disasters, with specific reference to terrorism.
  3. Create a recovery plan for response to large-scale terrorism incidents to include addressing critical infrastructure, public health and safety, and fiscal revitalization.
  4. Evaluate homeland security governmental and non-governmental programs for disaster mitigation and management.
  5. Develop an understanding of the National Response Framework (NRF) as it relates to terrorism.
  6. Evaluate options for operational security (OPSEC), site security, and crime scene operations in terrorism response.
  7. Analyze CBRNE agents and how their characteristics influence terrorism preparedness and response.




Homeland security: Principles and practice of terrorism response

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett (2011)
Author: Maniscalco, P. M., & Christen, H. T.
ISBN: 9780763757854
Price: (No information available)

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